TRAUMATIC SCAPHO LUNATE DISSOCIATION – A CASE REPORT
English

Suresh Gandhi B, Ramkumar G, Kalaivanan K, Karthi Sundar V
2014 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Scapholunate dissociation is the most common carpal instability. We are presenting an interesting case of a 24yr old male with scapholunate instability following trauma. Appropriate investigations were done and surgical intervention was done on the same day. The ruptured ligaments were repaired and bony components scapholunate and scaphocapitate were corrected and fixed. Patient was immobilized in plaster for 8 weeks following which active mobilization exercises were started. The functional
more » ... The functional results were excellent and we have reported them using the mayo wrist score. KEYWORDS: Slac wrist, scaphoid shift test, terry Thomas sign, scaphoid ring sign, scapholunate angle and capitolunate angle, Mayo wrist score.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2014/2056 fatcat:lbf777ihdfe5zkgu2cj7xncaly