|Patient: 21 year old male|
|History: 21 y/o male with pain following fall|
|Findings: Chip fracture best visualized on the lateral and oblique views with adjacent soft tissue edema. Negative ulnar variance is incidentally noted.|
|Diagnosis: Triquetrum Fracture|
| Discussion: |
-A chip fracture which is only visualized on the lateral view is almost always a triquetrum fracture
| References: |
1.) Weissleder R, Wittenberg J, Harisinghani MG. Primer of Diagnostic Imaging. Philadelphia: Mosby, 2003.
3.) Schubert, H. Emergency Case: Triquetrum Fracture. Canadian Family Physician. Vol. 46; January 2000, 70-71.
Submitted by Craig Johnson, DO PGY-4 Radiology Resident
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Case Number: 5149256Last Updated: 07-02-2006 The reader is fully responsible for confirming the accuracy of this content.
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