Trans-scaphoid perilunate fracture-dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

High speed motor vehicle collision.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Trans-scaphoid perilunate fracture dislocation. The radial styloid impacts into the scaphoid waist fracture with the proximal scaphoid fracture fragment laterally and proximally displaced. Displaced ulnar styloid fracture. 

Case Discussion

The patient proceeded to reduction and external fixation in theatre. 

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Case information

rID: 55890
Case created: 28th Sep 2017
Last edited: 17th Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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