Perilunate dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

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Trauma

X-ray

The capitate-lunate articualtion is disrupted while the radial-capitate articulation is maintained. There is dorsal displacement of the distal carpal row. No scaphoid fracture. 

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Case information

rID: 10684
Published: 5th Sep 2010
Last edited: 23rd Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included