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  1. Scaphoid Fracture Marc Joe And Zack Rosete

  2. A scaphoid fracture is the most common fracture from falling on an outstretched hand with the weight landing on the palm. Key facts

  3. Small • On radial side • Connected to radius Anatomy

  4. Occurs most often during sport injuries and car accidents Occurrences

  5. Failure to heal (non union) can result in loss of blood supply which in turn results in avascular necrosis Risks

  6. Near the thumb-heal over time and needs a cast to aid in healing • Near forearm-cast will include the thumb • Surgical-screws and wires are used to keep the bone in place Treatment

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