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VOLUME 5 , ISSUE 2 ( August, 2010 ) > List of Articles


Reconstruction of isolated scaphoid dislocation with carpal dissociation, associated with a carpal anomaly

Matthijs P. Somford, Maarten F. A. M. Sturm, Jos P. A. M. Vroemen

Keywords : Scaphoid dislocation, Axial carpal dissociation, Lunato-triquetral coalition, Carpal trauma

Citation Information : Somford MP, Sturm MF, Vroemen JP. Reconstruction of isolated scaphoid dislocation with carpal dissociation, associated with a carpal anomaly. 2010; 5 (2):105-110.

DOI: 10.1007/s11751-010-0092-x

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 31-08-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


A case is presented of isolated scaphoid dislocation with carpal dissociation in the presence of a lunato-triquetral coalition. We present the treatment and follow-up of this case. In addition, the literature on scaphoid dislocation and its treatment is reviewed. We emphasize the need to reconstruct the carpal alignment and scapho-lunate linkage.

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