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Scaphoid fracture

Scaphoid Fracture

The scaphoid is one of the small group of bones in the wrist called the carpal bones. It is the most common carpal bone to fracture among athletes, often caused by falling onto an outstretched …

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Triquetrum fracture

Triquetrum Fracture

A Triquetral fracture is a break of the Triquetral bone (sometimes called triquetrum). It is one of the eight small carpal bones in the wrist and the second most commonly fractured carpal. A sudden, direct …

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Wrist sprain

Sprained Wrist

A sprained wrist is an injury to any of the ligaments which connect bone to bone in the wrist. Wrist sprains are common in sport and are usually caused by an impact such as a …

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TFCC tear

TFCC Tear

A TFCC tear is an injury to the triangular fibrocartilage complex found in the wrist. It is caused either by sudden trauma or may develop gradually. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment for …

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Wrist Bursitis

Wrist Bursitis

Wrist bursitis is inflammation of a bursa, which is a small sack of fluid that helps lubricate the movement of tendons over bone. There are two bursas in the wrist, and repetitive trauma or friction …

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Wrist ganglion cyst

Ganglion cyst

A ganglion cyst or wrist ganglion is a small lump which appears in the wrist. It is often attached to a ligament. Some are not painful, but others restrict movement and are painful. Here we …

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Wrist tendonitis

Wrist Tendonitis

Wrist tendonitis is inflammation of tendons in the wrist. It is an overuse injury resulting in gradual onset pain and stiffness. In most cases it is more likely to be degeneration of the tendons, hence …

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