SNAC wrist

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Long-standing wrist pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Non-united scaphoid fracture with degenerative changes at the radial scaphoid fossa, between the scaphoid and the capitate, and possibly between the lunate and scaphoid. 

Case Discussion

SNAC wrist is similar to SLAC wrist but is due to a non-united scaphoid fracture than than scapholunate ligament disruption. 

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Case information

rID: 47774
Case created: 2nd Sep 2016
Last edited: 17th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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