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Scaphoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


A patient suffers a fall with hyperextension of the hand.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

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
Published: 8th Feb 2014
Last edited: 11th Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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