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Chronic transscaphoid, transcapitate perilunate fracture dislocation of the wrist: Fenton's syndrome.
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PMID:  23499268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report about chronic Fenton's syndrome. This rare injury of the wrist is characterized by scapho-capitate fracture accompanied by 180° rotation of the head of capitate and associated perilunate dislocation. Two patients suffering from chronic Fenton's syndrome were treated with pyrocarbon capitate resurfacing prosthesis. Patients were evaluated according to the wrist range of motion, Mayo modified wrist and DASH scores. In conclusion, prosthetic surgery may achieve satisfactory results for this rare and diagnostically challenging syndrome.
Authors:
A Marcuzzi; H Ozben; A Russomando; A Petit
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chirurgie de la main     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1769-6666     ISO Abbreviation:  Chir Main     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100937750     Medline TA:  Chir Main     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
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Hand and microvascular unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico di Modena, via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy.
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