A CASE SERIES OF NON-UNION OF FRACTURE SCAPHOID TREATED WITH MUSCLE PEDICLE(PRONATOR QUADRATUS) BONE GRAFT

Dr Partha Pal, Dr Sugata Biswas

Abstract


Fracture of the scaphoid bone is the most common type of carpal bone fractures, often occurs after a fall on the outstretched hand  after hyperextension1,2,or a forced dorsiflexion injury of the wrist3,4.Patients usually present with pain, tenderness and swelling in the snuffbox and decrease in range of motion specifically in extension and radial deviation. The fracture might show up in a  PA  X-ray view but it is not always the case. These patients often treated with casts or splints and a second X-rays is taken about 7 to 10 days later5,6.


Keywords


Fracture, scaphoid bone, hyperextension

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