Nontraumatic osteonecrosis of the distal pole of the scaphoid

@inproceedings{Garg2011NontraumaticOO,
  title={Nontraumatic osteonecrosis of the distal pole of the scaphoid},
  author={Bhavuk Garg and Himanshu Gupta and Prakash P. Kotwal},
  booktitle={Indian journal of orthopaedics},
  year={2011}
}
Post traumatic osteonecrosis of distal pole of scaphoid is very rare. We present a case of 34 years old male, drill operator by occupation with nontraumatic osteonecrosis of distal pole of the scaphoid. The patient was managed conservatively and was kept under regular follow-up every three months. The patient was also asked to change his profession. Two years later, the patient had no pain and had mild restriction of wrist movements (less than 15 degrees in either direction). The radiographs… CONTINUE READING

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