Imaging of Wrist Trauma

  • Nigel RabyEmail author
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


This chapter will principally describe and illustrate acute bony injuries of the distal radius and carpus occurring as a result of trauma. Plain films form the bulk of investigations, but where indicated use of CT and MR imaging is also included. Chronic traumatic injuries principally overuse, or stress injuries will also be considered but in less detail.


Distal Radius Carpal Bone Scaphoid Fracture Proximal Pole Radial Styloid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyWesten InfirmaryGlasgowUK

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