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Stress fracture of the scaphoid combined with the distal radial epiphysiolysis.
  1. H Inagaki,
  2. G Inoue
  1. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokai Hospital, Japan.

    Abstract

    A stress fracture of the scaphoid combined with distal radial epiphysiolysis occurred in a 16 year old badminton player. Repeated shearing and torsional forces by excessive wrist movement from hitting a shuttle probably cause stress injuries in both the scaphoid and the distal radius.

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