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[OCOSH Code: D002348 82065001 S62.1 WI_FR_WR_C]

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MeSH Search Term "Scaphoid Bone/injuries"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code S62.0 Fracture of navicular [scaphoid] bone of hand
SNOMED-CT Term Fracture of navicular bone of wrist (disorder) Concept ID: 31975004
Synonyms - Fracture of scaphoid bone of wrist
Fracture of navicular bone of wrist (disorder)
Fracture of scaphoid bone
OCOSH Code: D021361 31975004 S62.0 WI_FR_WR_C

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Carpal Bone Injuries eMedicine Sports

Location: http://www.eMedicine.com/sports/topic16.htm

The carpus, or wrist, is a complex joint that provides abduction and adduction in the frontal plane of the upper extremity, extension and flexion for hand movements, and supination and pronation in the coronal plane.
Synonyms and related keywords: wrist bone injuries, wrist injuries, wrist sprain, broken wrist, sprained wrist, wrist...
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Carpal Fractures and Dislocations PatientPlus

Location: http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40001243/

It is important to suspect and recognise carpal injuries as they are difficult to diagnose and can cause permanent disability if untreated. The usual mechanism of injury causing a carpal fracture is either a fall onto the outstretched hand, or direct trauma to the wrist area. Higher impact injuries from...
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Carpal Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic36.htm

This article addresses carpal fractures in the hand. Because treatment varies depending on the carpal element involved, fractures of the various bones are discussed individually.
Synonyms and related keywords: scaphoid fractures, triquetral fractures, lunate fractures, pisiform fractures, trapezial fractures, hamate fractures, capitate fractures, wrist fractures, broken wrist
Kouris & Schenck 2008
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Congenital bipartite lunate presenting as a misdiagnosed lunate fracture

Location: http://www.jmedicalcasereports.com/content/5/1/102

Case presentation An 11-year-old Caucasian boy presented with pain in the left wrist after a fall. Radiographs in the emergency department demonstrated a lunate that was divided into palmar and dorsal parts, causing a misdiagnosis of fractured lunate. Magnetic resonance imaging was then used to differentiate between the two diagnoses.
Conclusion Very few...
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Greater arc injury of the wrist with fractured lunate bone

Location: http://www.josonline.org/pdf/v13i3p310.pdf

Carpal dislocation and fracture dislocation are uncommon and difficult to treat. Early diagnosis and treatment of such injuries are necessary to prevent progressive carpal instability and traumatic arthritis. Perilunate fracture dislocation is a combination of ligamentous and osseous injuries that involve the ‘greater arc’ of the perilunate. Despite being severe, these injuries often go unrecognised in the...
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Hook of hamate fracture CT imaging e-Hand

Location: http://www.e-hand.com/img/img00011.htm

Hook of hamate fracture, plain films normal even in retrospect. Clearly seen only on the 3D CT.
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Perilunate Fracture Dislocations eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.eMedicine.com/orthoped/topic250.htm

Perilunate dislocations and perilunate fracture dislocations are the most devastating closed injuries of the wrist.1, 2, 3 They are often missed on initial evaluation, leading to devastating complications. These injuries occur as the final stage of a spectrum of injuries progressing around the wrist in a radial-to-ulnar direction. In the...
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Reconstruction- Hook of hamate nonunion excision

Location: http://www.e-hand.com/img/img00056.htm

Hook of hamate fractures are prone to nonunion, and their diagnosis is frequently delayed or missed. Cronic nonunions may result in flexor tendon rupure and other complications. Treatment for most patients is excision of the small fracture fragment.
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Two Unusual Cases of Coronal Lunate Fracture

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=38068

Volar lunate fractures are rare injuries, usually seen as a result of high-energy trauma and often in association of other carpal injuries. We present 2 unusual cases of coronal volar lunate fractures. The first case involved a proximal pole scaphoid fracture in association with a volar lunate fracture. During surgical...
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