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VOLAR RADIOCARPAL DISLOCATION: CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE.
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PMID:  21548154     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe here an unusual case of volar dislocation of the radiocarpal joint due to a complete tear of the dorsal radiocarpal ligament. Plain radiographs taken at initial presentation did not reveal any obvious abnormality. There was no associated bony lesion or intrinsic wrist ligament injury. Radiocarpal dislocations should be considered in the diagnosis of high-energy wrist injuries, even when initial radiographs look normal. The importance of a high index of suspicion in high velocity wrist injuries and need for further evaluation and imaging is highlighted.
Authors:
Kiran Singisetti; Michalopoulos Konstantinos; Alan Middleton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1793-6535     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:    2011 2011
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602613     Medline TA:  Hand Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  173-175     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Tees, UK. kiransingisetti@gmail.com.
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