From the case: Lunate dislocation

Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “ This case demonstrates the typical appearances of a lunate dislocation which represents a significant carpal injury.  ”

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  • Wrist radiograph (an approach) - “ Wrist radiographs are ubiquitous on any night of the week in emergency departments, especially when pavements are icy! Systematic review Distal ...”
  • Lunate dislocation - “ Lunate dislocations are an uncommon traumatic wrist injury that require prompt management and surgical repair. The lunate is displaced and rotated...”
  • Spilled teacup sign (wrist) - “ The spilled teacup sign describes abnormal volar displacement and tilt of a dislocated lunate on lateral radiographs of the wrist 1,2. The convexi...”

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