Non union of scaphoid fracture in a cricketer – possibility of a stress fracture: a case report

Abstract

Scaphoid stress fractures are rare and can be a cause of wrist pain in sportspersons. All the cases reported in the literature have been sportspersons. Missing a scaphoid stress fracture could lead to non-union of the scaphoid and early degenerative arthritis of the radio-carpal joint. This can cause chronic wrist pain and can reduce the career span of a sportsperson. We report a case of non union of a scaphoid fracture in a cricketer possibly secondary to a stress fracture.

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@article{Rethnam2007NonUO, title={Non union of scaphoid fracture in a cricketer – possibility of a stress fracture: a case report}, author={Ulfin Rethnam and Rajam S. U. Yesupalan and Thirumoolanathan M Kumar}, journal={Journal of Medical Case Reports}, year={2007}, volume={1}, pages={37 - 37} }