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J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Jan;35(1):69-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2009.09.015. Epub 2009 Dec 4.

Total scapholunate dislocation with complete scaphoid extrusion: case report.

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  • 1Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.


A case of complete dislocation of the lunate and scaphoid resulting from a fall is reported. We are unaware of any previously reported case of simultaneous dislocation with the scaphoid completely extruded from the wrist at the time of injury. The patient was treated with a proximal row carpectomy.

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