TFCC injury (Palmer 1a)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Fall on the ulnar wrist during a soccer match 3 weeks before. Pain on ulnar abduction and pronation/supination.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Perforation of the radial portion of the discus with fluid in the gap.

Case Discussion

This would classify as a Palmer Ia lesion, which does not heal spontaneously.

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Case information

rID: 15240
Published: 4th Oct 2011
Last edited: 25th Feb 2017
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