Pisiform fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

History of fall on ground. Site of tenderness - pisiform region.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Faint lucency is noted in pisiform.

Modality: Ultrasound

Clear defect seen when compared with asymptomatic pisiform.

Case Discussion

Faint lucency on wrist radiograph with clear defect on ultrasound exam are seen in pisiform in favour of pisiform fracture.

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Case Information

rID: 21419
Case created: 21st Jan 2013
Last edited: 18th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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