Ulnar impaction syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Builder with several month history of wrist pain during activity.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Case Discussion

Ulnar impaction syndrome.  This case is rare because there is no positive ulnar variance.  The patient did however work as a builder and his daily activities involved high loading stress on the ulnar-sided carpus. 

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Case Information

rID: 9883
Case created: 29th May 2010
Last edited: 25th Sep 2015
Tag: wrist
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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