Isolated dorsal fracture-dislocation of the scaphoid: A case report

S. Wanajo, Kazuki Sato, T. Nakamura, H. Ikegami, Y. Tanino, Y. Toyama

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Abstract

This paper reports an isolated dorsal fracture-dislocation of the scaphoid at its waist with the proximal fragment dislocated dorsally. Such a fracture-dislocation is extremely rare. We believe the pathomechanics of this injury to have been a flexion and radial deviation with an axial force on the wrist.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-313
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery: European Volume
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jun 1

Keywords

  • Dorsal fracture-dislocation
  • Flexion
  • Radial deviation
  • Scaphoid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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