Scaphoid non-union after simultaneous fractures of the scaphoid and the capitate in a child: a case report.

A nine-year-old boy fell on his outstretched hand and was diagnosed with simultaneous fractures of the scaphoid and the capitate. The patient was treated conservatively with a cast for two months. Fracture of the capitate healed, however, fracture of the scaphoid resulted in non-union. We treated scaphoid non-union with an iliac bone graft and internal… CONTINUE READING