A Broken Carpal Bone

Author: Sarah Edwards / Editor: Fiona Mendes / Codes: Published: 17/05/2023

You are assessing a 30-year-old patient in the minor injuries area of the department. This patient fell onto their outstretched right hand, having slipped when walking.

The patient mentions that they previously injured their right little finger which resulted in a residual deformity.

On palpation, there is isolated tenderness over the carpal bones. There is no neurovascular compromise.

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