Carpal bone fractures

Orthop Clin North Am. 2007 Apr;38(2):251-60, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2007.03.003.


Carpal bone fractures make up a significant proportion of injuries to the wrist. The complex bone shape and articulations make diagnosis more difficult and missed injuries more common. This article reviews carpal bone fractures excluding the scaphoid.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Carpal Bones / injuries*
  • Fractures, Bone* / diagnosis
  • Fractures, Bone* / therapy
  • Humans