[Perilunar dislocation of the corpus in a patient with aplasia of the scaphoid].

@article{Siller2010PerilunarDO,
  title={[Perilunar dislocation of the corpus in a patient with aplasia of the scaphoid].},
  author={Jacqueline E Siller and J. Piln{\'y} and M Sirov{\'y} and Milan Mrklovsk{\'y}},
  journal={Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae et traumatologiae Cechoslovaca},
  year={2010},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={58-60}
}
Congenital aplasia of the scaphoid is a rare abnormality arising when the distal row of carpal bones is dislocated radially and proximally, the capitate replaces the scaphoid, and the lunate is triangular instead of quadrilateral in shape. The scaphoid bone which makes a functional bridge between the proximal and the distal row is a stabilising element under normal anatomical conditions. If it is absent, the carpus structure is disturbed and its radial part is prone to perilunar dislocation… CONTINUE READING