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die punch fracture

die punch fracture schematic image from New Medical Terms

schematic of die punch fracture

IMAGING, ORTHOPAEDICS

Definition A popular term for an intra-articular depression fracture of the distal radius with impaction of the dorsal aspect of the lunate fossa.

die punch fracture film image from New Medical Terms

film of die punch fracture

Mechanism Transverse load through the lunate

Imaging Subtle findings may be accompanied by subtle proximal displacement of the lunate, seen as a break in carpal arc I.

Depressed fragment of lunate fossa–blue arrow

Subtle fracture of radial styloid process–yellow arrow

References www.webradiologist.com/FxEponyms/fxeponyms.html

http://www.radiologyassistant.nl/en/p476a23436683b/wrist-fractures.html

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