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A 31-year-old member asked:

What are key signs of a scaphoid fracture?

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Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Signs of fracture sc: Pain , swelling, and x-ray findings.
Dr. Todd Guyette
Specializes in Hand Surgery
Pain, swelling: Traditionally scaphoid fractures are associated with pain and swelling on the thumb side of the wrist. Sometimes there is decreased motion of the wrist as well. The farther out from the injury the less prominent these symptoms may become -.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

I think it might be a scaphoid fracture, but i'm not sure. What are the signs?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Pain: Pain, swelling, stiffness, bruising. Have it evaluated. An x-ray may needed.

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