Scaphoid pseudoarthrosis

Case contributed by Samir Benoudina


Fall on the hand three years ago, with no medical consultation or treatment. Increasing wrist pain.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Female

Features consistent with a scaphoid pseudarthrosis.

Case Discussion

Scaphoid pseudarthrosis in skeletally immature patients is rare. It is a result of a lack of early diagnosis of a fracture. Therefore, clinical and radiographic examination after the trauma is necessary.

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