- often more stable than pure perilunate dislocation if waist frx is transverse and the scapholunate ligament has remained intact;
- it is usually more unstable than an isolated scaphoid frx because of ligament damage;
- consider internal fixation for the scaphoid frx and a capsular repair to minimize instability;
Trans-scaphoid perilunate fracture-dislocation: Result of open reduction and pin fixation.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 12:28 pm