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Dorsal Dislocation of the Trapezoid with CARPO-METACARPAL Dislocations: A Case Report and a Description of the "Missing Carpal Sign" on Radiographs.
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PMID:  25154558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
BACKGROUND: A case report of dorsal trapezoid dislocation with index and middle carpometacarpal dislocation is described.
OBJECTIVES: On review of the literature, this rare injury is often misdiagnosed on presentation, with difficulty in reviewing initial radiographs being a key factor.
CASE REPORT: We present our case report of trapezoid dislocation and describe the "missing carpal sign" on radiographs as an aid to suspicion of diagnosis.
CONCLUSION: Trapezoid dislocation is an often-overlooked diagnosis; we present a sign to increase suspicion of injury and hence promote further investigation.
Andrew Wright; Rowena Umaar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0736-4679     ISO Abbreviation:  J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-8-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412174     Medline TA:  J Emerg Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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