Isolated fracture of the capitate with a volar dislocated fragment.

Published online: Dec 27 1993

J Guiral, A Gracia, and J M Diaz-Otero.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Segovia General Hospital, Spain.


We describe a patient with a capitate fracture with a volar dislocation of the proximal fragment. After open reduction and pin fixation an excellent range of wrist motion was achieved.