Scaphoid Stress Fracture in High-Level Gymnast: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Nakamoto2011ScaphoidSF,
  title={Scaphoid Stress Fracture in High-Level Gymnast: A Case Report},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Carlos Nakamoto and Mateus Saito and Garcia Medina and Breno Schor},
  booktitle={Case reports in orthopedics},
  year={2011}
}
We present the case of an 18-year-old high-level gymnast who sustained a stress fracture of the scaphoid associated with a distal radial epiphysiolysis. Clinical evaluation demonstrated decreased range of motion of the affected wrist and insidious pain on the snuffbox and tenderness on the distal radial physis. He was submitted to surgical treatment with scaphoid percutaneous fixation and radial styloid process in situ fixation. Clinical features improved, and he got back to competition 6… CONTINUE READING

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