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Scaphoid waist fracture

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking

Presentation

Drunk and FOOSH. Radial-sided wrist pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Undisplaced fracture of the waist of the scaphoid bone. No scapholunate interval widening. No other injury evident. Tape artefact noted over the base of the thumb (bandage related).

Case Discussion

The patient recovered well with cast immobilization. 

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Case information

rID: 76560
Published: 6th May 2020
Last edited: 7th May 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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