Scaphoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe



Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male

Undisplaced fracture through the distal third of the scaphoid with a sclerotic line visible. 


Further views more clearly delineate the fracture. Associated radiocarpal swelling. Alignment within normal limits.

Case Discussion

Scaphoid fractures are one of the most common wrist fractures

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Case information

rID: 47261
Case created: 8th Aug 2016
Last edited: 8th Aug 2016
Tag: rapids
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