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Is it possible to dislocate the pisiform bone?

Is it possible to dislocate the pisiform bone?

Possible but rare: The pisiform bone is one of the eight carpal (wrist) bones. It is a small pea-shaped sesamoid bone located where the ulna (one of the lower arm bones) joins the wrist (on the pinky side). Dislocation of the pisiform is possible, but rare. Fracture of the pisiform is also uncommon. ...Read more

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How is a fractured pisiform bone in wrist treated?

How is a fractured pisiform bone in wrist treated?

Usually by cast: For few weeks, then splint if you have no more problems. Good result usually. ...Read more

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A part of my hand somewhere in pisiform aches whenever i used my hand for writing. Also when i am pressing that part i feel pain. What could this be?

A part of my hand somewhere in pisiform aches whenever i used my hand for writing. Also when i am pressing that part i feel pain. What could this be?

Many reasons: wrist pain could come from a variety of reason. could be inflammation in one of the carpal bones like the navicular or the lunate are famous for that .could be avascular necrosis to the carpal bone from an old trauma. could be the tendons from over use causing tendinitis.. could be the median nerve in the wrist that could lead to a carpel tunnel syndrome. as you could see ,the list is long see DOC ...Read more

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Preparing for pisiform wrist surgery, what is best/longest lasting nerve block? Is brachial axillary longer/wider cover than wrist block? Any others?

Preparing for pisiform wrist surgery, what is best/longest lasting nerve block? Is brachial axillary longer/wider cover than wrist block?  Any others?

That Depends..: Wrist blocks are used most often for procedures lasting 30 minutes or less, unless supplemented by other nerve blocks that allow forearm tourniquet placement. Length of anesthesia relates more to anesthetic used +/- Epinephrine than block technique. Brachial plexus blocks work well if supplemented by a musculocutaneous nerve block. Bottom line: rely on your experienced anesthesiologist to advise! ...Read more

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What I think is my pisiform bone has moved to the centre of the back of my left hand and is sticking up :( Any idea what this is and what should I do?

What I think is my pisiform bone has moved to the centre of the back of my left hand and is sticking up :( Any idea what this is and what should I do?

Bony lumps: If you are seeing a bony lump in the back of your hand, you may want to have it looked at by an orthopedic surgeon or a hand surgeon. If there is no pain and it is not bothering you, then it may not require any treatment. An Xray of your wrist and hand would likely show the cause of the lump. ...Read more

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What can I do for wrist pain, mainly pisiform bone? Pain even when i move wrist a certain way. Pinky has felt numb in the past. Brace hasn't helped.

See hand doc: There is a possibility u have a fracture of the pisiform bone as well as compression of your ulna nerve which lies i the same area. See hand specialist for exam it may include special x-rays ( ct scan or mri) and possibly a nerve test. ...Read more