Scapholunate dissociation

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende

Presentation

Acute pain in the right wrist after trying to open a pot.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Radiograph of the right wrist showing a slight increase in the scapholunate interval, also known as the Terry-Thomas sign.

Case Discussion

Significant pain triggered on clinical examination, with limited movement of the right wrist.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D.

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Case information

rID: 81693
Published: 1st Sep 2020
Last edited: 1st Sep 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal

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