Bilateral Combined Fractures of the Scaphoid and Distal Radius

Introduction:A combination of bilateral scaphoid and distal radius fractures is extremely rare. It may occur as a result of high-energy trauma and
can be neglected. The current paper described a case study of this rarely combined fracture.
Case Report:A 22-year-old female was admitted to the emergency department following a fall while exercising which resulted in severe pain in
both wrists without any neurovascular deficit. X-ray imaging showed bilateral combined fractures of the scaphoid and distal radius. To fix the
fractures, the patient underwent closed reduction and internal fixation with Kirschner wires along with immobilization for 3 months. The radius
and scaphoid fractures were united within approximately 6 and 10 weeks, respectively.
Conclusion: Combined bilateral scaphoid and distal radius fractures are extremely rare resulting from high-energy trauma. The associated
fractures require a precise diagnosis and appropriate therapeutic management.
Keywords:distal radius, scaphoid, fracture, bilateral, reduction

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