Chronic wrist pain • Xray of the Week 2015 • Week #48
This often results from undiagnosed or under treated non-displaced scaphoid fractures. Progressive collapse & deformity usually occur at fracture site, leading to subluxation of midcarpal joint and dorsal rotation of the lunate.
Axial CT: Note the remodeling and pseudarthrosis in this case.
Coronal CT: Note the remodeling and pseudarthrosis in this case.
Phillip Tirman, MD is the Medical Director of Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Renaissance Imaging Center in Westlake Village, California. A nationally recognized expert in the applications of MRI for evaluating MSK and spine disorders, Dr. Tirman is the co-author of three textbooks, including MRI of the Shoulder and Diagnostic Imaging: Orthopedics. He is also the author or co-author on over sixty original scientific articles published in the radiology and orthopedic literature. Dr. Tirman will be sharing his expertise at Imaging in Israel -2017 in Tel Aviv.
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