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Perilunate dislocation

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Perilunate dislocation

History: Fell off motorcycle, landed on outstretched left hand.

Findings: Fractures through both the scaphoid and the triquetrum. Ventral dislocation of the lunate with respect to the capitate. Radiolunate articulation remains intact. "Pie-Shaped" lunate on the AP view secondary to the volar tilt and foreshortening.

Ddx: Perilunate Fracture Dislocation Lunate Dislocation

Dxhow: Radiographic Diagnosis

Exam: Gross abnormality of the left hand; severe pain.

No MeSH data available.


AP and oblique views of the left wrist demonstrate unusual architecture of the carpal bones, with fracutes through the waist of the scaphoid and a comminuted fracture of the triquetrum.  Note the foreshortened, "pie-shaped" lunate. Distal radius is intact.
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MPX2438_synpic21953: AP and oblique views of the left wrist demonstrate unusual architecture of the carpal bones, with fracutes through the waist of the scaphoid and a comminuted fracture of the triquetrum. Note the foreshortened, "pie-shaped" lunate. Distal radius is intact.


Perilunate dislocation

Storm ESS - MedPix

AP and oblique views of the left wrist demonstrate unusual architecture of the carpal bones, with fracutes through the waist of the scaphoid and a comminuted fracture of the triquetrum.  Note the foreshortened, "pie-shaped" lunate. Distal radius is intact.
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MPX2438_synpic21953: AP and oblique views of the left wrist demonstrate unusual architecture of the carpal bones, with fracutes through the waist of the scaphoid and a comminuted fracture of the triquetrum. Note the foreshortened, "pie-shaped" lunate. Distal radius is intact.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Perilunate dislocation

History: Fell off motorcycle, landed on outstretched left hand.

Findings: Fractures through both the scaphoid and the triquetrum. Ventral dislocation of the lunate with respect to the capitate. Radiolunate articulation remains intact. "Pie-Shaped" lunate on the AP view secondary to the volar tilt and foreshortening.

Ddx: Perilunate Fracture Dislocation Lunate Dislocation

Dxhow: Radiographic Diagnosis

Exam: Gross abnormality of the left hand; severe pain.

No MeSH data available.