Oblique Capitate Fracture of the Wrist

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


Capitate fractures, which usually occur at the head or neck, interrupt the intraosseous circulation to the proximal fragment, creating risks of fracture nonunion and avascular necrosis. Kirschner wire and screw fixation are successful in the treatment of these rare but serious injuries.

    loading  Loading Related Articles