Bilateral os centrale carpi: A rare congenital variant

Adam Greenspan, Eugenio O Gerscovich

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Abstract

Accessory carpal bones are found in 2% of the population.1 Os centrale is a rare example of one of these anomalies and is either an accessory bone or an empty space found between the scaphoid, the trapezoid, and the capitate on x-ray films of the hand. It is important because it may be mistaken for a scaphoid fracture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)586-587
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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