Transstyloid, Translunate Fracture-Dislocation of the Wrist: Case Report

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Earlier reports have described characteristic fracture-dislocation patterns of the carpus and distal radius. Most result from a fall onto an outstretched arm, with an applied force directed in a radial-to-ulnar direction across the wrist. We present the clinical, radiographic, and arthroscopic findings noted with an unusual pattern of injury resulting from a force applied at the ulnar side of the wrist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1131-1134
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number7
StatePublished - Sep 2008


  • Fracture-dislocations
  • lunate
  • radial styloid
  • wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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