Scaphoid fracture - distal pole

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Fight. Pain lateral wrist.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Minimally displaced fracture of the distal pole of the scaphoid bone.  No other fracture or malalignment seen.

Case Discussion

Not all scaphoid fractures are through the waist of the bone. 

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Case information

rID: 18085
Published: 7th Jun 2012
Last edited: 14th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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