Posttraumatic scaphoid osteonecrosis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Fall on the hand 3 months earlier. Snuffbox tenderness. Radiographs at that time reportedly normal.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Focal prolonged relaxation times at the proximal pole of the scaphoid bone.

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Case information

rID: 17195
Case created: 25th Mar 2012
Last edited: 1st Nov 2015
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