carpal

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Recognition and treatment of uncommon carpal fractures. Hand Clinics.
The average incidence of pisiform fractures is 0.2% of all carpal fractures and approximately half of them are isolated fractures (1).
Scaphoid fracture is the most common fracture of the carpal bones, representing 60%-70% of all carpal fractures. The most common cause of a scaphoid fracture is from a fall on an outstretched hand, also known as a FOOSH injury.
Arrangement is in sections on anatomy, approaches, and anesthesia; radius and ulna fractures and dislocations; carpal fractures and avascular necrosis; hand fractures and dislocations; wrist instabilities; tendon injuries and disorders; nerve compression & injury; arthritis; vascular disorders; soft tissue loss, thermal injuries, and contractures; tumors; and congenital disorders.
They occur due to damage to the capsular ligamentous structures surrounding the lunate together with association with other carpal fractures and damage to the median nerve (Murray 2008).