Scaphoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

A patient suffers a fall with hyperextension of the hand.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female
X-ray

Irregular transverse fracture through the waist of the scaphoid is demonstrated. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a typical scaphoid fracture.

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Case information

rID: 27557
Case created: 8th Feb 2014
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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