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1. Scaphoid Waist Fracture 2. Triquetrum Fracture

Ignacio PI - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: 1. Scaphoid Waist Fracture 2. Triquetrum Fracture

History: 22yo white male presents with right wrist pain to the Emergency Department after a fall onto an outstretched hand while playing basketball

Findings: Anteroposterior and Lateral radiographs of the right wrist shows a transverse lucency of the scaphoid bone consistent with a scaphoid waist fracture. No significant displacement of distal fracture fragment. No evidence of avascular necrosis. Joint spaces preserved. No radio opaque foreign body. Oblique radiograph of the right wrist shows a nondisplaced fracture at the base of the triquetrum.

Ddx: DIAGNOSES: Distal Radius Fracture Extensor Carpi Radialis Strain First Metacarpal Fracture Flexor Carpi Radialis Strain Scapholunate Dissociation Scaphoid Fracture

Dxhow: Radiographs. The patient was later referred to Orthopaedics for interval surgical fixation because of delayed union

Exam: Physical Exam: Right medial dorsal wrist swelling with tenderness to palpation over anatomic Snuff Box. Decreased grip strength.

No MeSH data available.


AP Radiograph of the Right Wrist showing a transverse lucency in the scaphoid bone consistent with a scaphoid waist fracture.  No other fractures seen.  No foreign bodies.
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MPX1988_synpic28924: AP Radiograph of the Right Wrist showing a transverse lucency in the scaphoid bone consistent with a scaphoid waist fracture. No other fractures seen. No foreign bodies.


1. Scaphoid Waist Fracture 2. Triquetrum Fracture

Ignacio PI - MedPix (2006)

AP Radiograph of the Right Wrist showing a transverse lucency in the scaphoid bone consistent with a scaphoid waist fracture.  No other fractures seen.  No foreign bodies.
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MPX1988_synpic28924: AP Radiograph of the Right Wrist showing a transverse lucency in the scaphoid bone consistent with a scaphoid waist fracture. No other fractures seen. No foreign bodies.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: 1. Scaphoid Waist Fracture 2. Triquetrum Fracture

History: 22yo white male presents with right wrist pain to the Emergency Department after a fall onto an outstretched hand while playing basketball

Findings: Anteroposterior and Lateral radiographs of the right wrist shows a transverse lucency of the scaphoid bone consistent with a scaphoid waist fracture. No significant displacement of distal fracture fragment. No evidence of avascular necrosis. Joint spaces preserved. No radio opaque foreign body. Oblique radiograph of the right wrist shows a nondisplaced fracture at the base of the triquetrum.

Ddx: DIAGNOSES: Distal Radius Fracture Extensor Carpi Radialis Strain First Metacarpal Fracture Flexor Carpi Radialis Strain Scapholunate Dissociation Scaphoid Fracture

Dxhow: Radiographs. The patient was later referred to Orthopaedics for interval surgical fixation because of delayed union

Exam: Physical Exam: Right medial dorsal wrist swelling with tenderness to palpation over anatomic Snuff Box. Decreased grip strength.

No MeSH data available.