May 19th, 2015 , Hand Clin

Management of complications of wrist fractures

This article reviews the most common complications associated with the management of carpal fractures. Discussion focuses on the recognition of commonly “missed” fractures and fracture patterns and the negative sequelae that can result from these delayed diagnoses. The pitfalls of conservative treatment of specific carpal fractures are reviewed, and the most common complications resulting from the operative management of carpal injuries are described.

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Carpal fracture; Complications; Nonunion; Scaphoid