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SNAC wrist

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Long-standing wrist pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

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 rather than scapholunate ligament disruption. 

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Case information

rID: 47774
Published: 2nd Sep 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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