scaphoid


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Synonyms for scaphoid

shaped like a boat

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10) AVN of the proximal pole of the scaphoid may happen in 30% of scaphoid waist fractures and up to 100% of proximal pole fractures.
The damage to the ligaments allows abnormal rotation and motion (kinematics) of the scaphoid and lunate, which can lead to wrist pain and eventually arthritic changes in the wrist.
The British team are sweating on the fitness of Scott Nicholls, who has a collarbone injury, and Tai Woffinden who is recovering from a broken scaphoid.
Wolves welcome Great Britain star Tai Woffinden back into their side after recovering from a broken scaphoid.
Scaphoid injuries often heal improperly, with the two halves of the bone failing to knit together.
Larne suffered a busted scaphoid in training and was left with no other choice but to undergo surgery.
Although, there are many cases of trans-scaphoid perilunate fracture dislocations in the literature, to the best of our knowledge, this is the first case describing the lunate in middle third of forearm and proximal part of the scaphoid in distal part.
For eg fracture of some joints like hip joints- neck of femur or wrist joint- scaphoid fractures may not unite satisfactorily.
An established scaphoid non-union is an extremely difficult problem to deal with and is associated with high complication rates.
Kane, who scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal in overtime for Chicago in 2010, had surgery to repair a scaphoid fracture in his left wrist.
Chapters focusing on the wrist section address setup, anatomy, portal, and diagnostic basics; basic procedures, including excision of dorsal ganglion; advanced procedures for midcarpal instability, acute scaphoid fractures in nonunions, and carpal, metacarpal, and phalangeal fractures; carpal tunnel release; and complications.
In a complete lesion however, cadaver studies of FCR have revealed a significant increase in its moment arm and subsequent increase in the load distributed through the radial carpus, thus enhancing the scaphoid displacement.
In the present report, we present stress fracture of the carpal scaphoid in an adolescent gymnast who was treated with internal fixation.
She had broken a bone, called the scaphoid, under her thumb and feared damaging it even more.