Carpal Bone Fractures

  • Nick G. Lasanianos
  • Konstantinos J. Doudoulakis


Carpal bone fractures are rare injuries usually treated non-operatively. This chapter refers to the classifications and treatment strategies of 6 of the 8 carpal bones. The Scaphoid & the Lunate are described in separate chapters.


Avulsion Fracture Scaphoid Fracture Body Fracture Proximal Pole Flexor Carpus Ulnaris 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nick G. Lasanianos
    • 1
  • Konstantinos J. Doudoulakis
    • 2
  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and OrthopaedicsImperial College Healthcare NHS TrustLondonUK

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