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A 17-year-old male falls on his wrist while playing basketball...

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asked Apr 4, 2014 in Orthopedics by Rajesh Bahara

A 17-year-old male falls on his wrist while playing basketball. After taking a history, you notice on physical exam that he has marked tenderness within the "anatomical snuff box." What is the likely diagnosis?

a. Fracture of the hook of the hamate bone

b. Fracture of the pisiform bone

c. Fracture of the scaphoid bone

d. Tendonitis

e. Wrist sprain

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c. Fracture of the scaphoid bone
answered Apr 4, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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