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©Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (2009) 08, 702 - 704

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Surgical Treatment of Stress Fracture of the Scaphoid of an Adolescent Gymnast
Tokuyoshi Yamagiwa , Hiroyuki Fujioka, Hiroaki Okuno, Masaki Tomatsuri, Juichi Tanaka, Shinichi Yoshiya
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1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan.

Tokuyoshi Yamagiwa
‚úČ Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, 1-1, Mukogawa-cho, Nishinomiya, 663-8501 Japan.
Email: yamagiwa@hyo-med.ac.jp
Publish Date
Received: 24-08-2009
Accepted: 30-09-2009
Published (online): 01-12-2009
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ABSTRACT

Stress fracture of the carpal scaphoid is very rare. We present stress fracture of the scaphoid in an adolescent gymnast who was treated with internal fixation.

Key words: Stress fracture, scaphoid, gymnast.


           Key Points
  • There is a risk of stress fracture of the scaphoid in gymnast.
  • Internal fixation with a screw is one of the good options for stress fracture of the scaphoid.
 
 
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