Scapholunate advanced collapse

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Months of wrist pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Radiocarpal effusion. Widening of the scapholunate interval with a torn scapholunate ligament. Joint space narrowing and subchondral cystic change of the capitate-lunate articulation. Narrowing of the radioscaphoid articulation laterally. 

Case Discussion

Chronic scapholunate ligament injury leading to stage III scapholunate advanced collapse. 

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