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Scaphoid fractures 

Scaphoid fractures
Scaphoid fractures

Simon Tan

and Mike Craigen

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date: 06 July 2022

Commonest fracture in the wrist

Immobilization and serial X-ray is no longer the preferred method of management – use MRI scan

Trend towards more frequent fixation especially displaced proximal fractures

Untreated non-union leads to arthritis and pain

Non-unions treated with bone grafting +/- fixation.

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