Os carpi centrale

Case contributed by Dr Hector RiveraMelo


Post-traumatic wrist pain

Patient Data

Age: 56
Gender: Male

Small ovate osseous density adjacent to scaphoid and capitate seen best on the frontal projection.


Annotated Image

Arrows indicating the ossicle.

Case Discussion

A relatively uncommon accessory ossicle of the wrist. Usually asymptomatic, it was likely incidental in this case.

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Case information

rID: 55457
Case created: 7th Sep 2017
Last edited: 9th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Southern California University of Health Sciences

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