Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 4

Segmental Scaphoid Fracture treated with One Headless Screw: A Case Report

Abdullah Almana Asiri1*, Ghazi2 and Hend3

1Senior Registrar Orthopedic Surgery, Aseer Central Hospital, Baha, Saudi Arabia
2Orthopedic Consultant Department, College of Medicine, King Khaled University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
33Senior Registrar Orthopedic Surgery, Asser Central Hospital, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Abdullah Ali Almana, Senior Registrar Orthopedic Surgery, Aseer Central Hospital, Baha, Saudi Arabia.

Received: January 05, 2023; Published: March 02, 2023

Abstract

Background: The scaphoid is the most frequently fractured carpal bone, accounting for 71% of all carpal bone fractures. Scaphoid fractures often occur in young and middle-aged adults, typically those aged 15-60 years, after a fall on an outstretched arm that results in acute dorsal flexion of the wrist. Early diagnosis of a scaphoid fracture is important because nonunions is more likely if treatment is delayed.

Aim: To report a case presented with Segmental scaphoid fracture treated with one headless Screw.

Results: A 38 Saudi female present as case of left-hand swelling and pain for 1 day ago. The pain localized at volar of left hand at wrist which started after falling down. Clinical examination revealed inception with swelling close injury but no change in color. palpation revealed soft distal compartment tenderness distal with intact movement and limit rom. The patients undergone X-ray at ER and diagnosed to have Segmental scaphoid fracture. Started by conservative treatment with long arm spica. After 1 month, treating team decided for surgical intervention through dorsal approach to scaphoid and fixation by headless screw

Keywords: Scaphoid Fracture; Displacement; Segmental; Fixation; Screw; Outcome

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Citation

Citation: Abdullah Ali Almana., et al. “Segmental Scaphoid Fracture treated with One Headless Screw: A Case Report”. Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.4 (2023): 09-12.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Abdullah Ali Almana., et al.This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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