Scaphoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


28 year old male with history of trauma.


See case discussion.


See case discussion.

Case Discussion

Radiographs of the right hand demonstrates a small lytic lesion of the scaphoid complicated by pathological fracture. The lesion could represent but not limited to, UBC, ABC or fibrous dysplasia.

CT scan performed and reveals the same findings.

Bone graft from distal right radius metaphysis was utilized in the internal fixation of the scaphoid fracture using Herbert screw.

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Case information

rID: 11013
Published: 8th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Mar 2015
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