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Wrist Injury (cont.)

Wrist Injury and Fracture Pictures

Bones of the wrist: There are two long bones of the forearm (radius on the same side as the thumb and the ulna on the side of the little finger). There are eight small carpal bones that are between the forearm and the bones of the hand. Photo courtesy of Edmond A. Hooker, MD, FAAEM
Bones of the wrist: There are two long bones of the forearm (radius on the same side as the thumb and the ulna on the side of the little finger). There are eight small carpal bones that are between the forearm and the bones of the hand. Photo courtesy of Edmond A. Hooker, MD, FAAEM
Anatomical snuffbox (see arrow): Under this area lies the scaphoid bone that is commonly broken, but the break may not show up on the initial X-rays. Photo courtesy of Edmond A. Hooker, MD, FAAEM
Anatomical snuffbox (see arrow): Under this area lies the scaphoid bone that is commonly broken, but the break may not show up on the initial X-rays. Photo courtesy of Edmond A. Hooker, MD, FAAEM

Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/12/2014
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