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Scapholunate instability--a spectrum of pathology.
  1. A P Gleeson,
  2. C Brookes,
  3. G Brydon
  1. University Department of Emergency Medicine, Hope Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom.


    Five cases of scapholunate instability are reported. The condition is commonly misdiagnosed in accident and emergency departments. The importance of a complete clinical assessment of the suspected scaphoid injury and the need to measure the scapholunate distance and the scapholunate angle on the radiographs is stressed.

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