Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 2021 Apr 23;14(2):101-106. Epub 2021 Jan 23.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 7200 Cambridge Street, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.
Purpose Of Review: The triquetrum is the second most commonly fractured carpal bone, comprising 15-18% of all carpal bone fractures. This review summarizes the current knowledge of triquetral fractures, including the anatomy and pathophysiology, evaluation and diagnosis, treatment and management, post-treatment outcomes, and complications.
Recent Findings: Triquetral fractures are frequently caused by impaction of the ulnar wrist after a fall on an outstretched hand or by avulsion of attached ligaments. Read More