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Forum Name: Bone trauma and fractures

Question: osteosinthesis with AO plate


 navi12 - Sat May 02, 2009 5:24 am

I have a osteosinthesis with AO plate an april 02,2009 http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/9103/sli ... om2241.jpg
My question is that os trapezium stand ok.
I would like the have yours opinion.
Sorry for my bad english.
 Tom Plamondon PA-C - Wed May 13, 2009 11:25 am

User avatar Hello,
I see your concern with the trapezium - the distance between the trapezium and the first metacarpal.

I looked at some normal xrays of the hand and some do show this type of relationship therefore it is not concerning. And I see no fracture lines in the trapezium.

You may also double check with the radiologist.

Thanks for writing in.

Take care.

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