Scaphoid pseudoarthrosis

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

Fall on the hand 3 years ago. No previous medical consultation or treatment. Increasing wrist pain.

Patient Data

Age: 14
Gender: Female
X-ray

Features consistent with a scaphoid pseudarthrosis.

Case Discussion

Scaphoid pseudarthrosis in skeletally immature patients is rare. It is the result of errors or lack of diagnosis of a fracture.

Deep clinical and radiographic examinations should be done in order to confirm or eliminate this diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 47761
Case created: 1st Sep 2016
Last edited: 30th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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