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Vol. 44. Issue 161.
Pages 38-41 (January - March 2009)
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Vol. 44. Issue 161.
Pages 38-41 (January - March 2009)
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Stress fracture of the os capitate: apropos of a case
Carles Pedret Carballidoa, Gil Rodas Fontb, Asun Estruchc, Ignacio Quixanod, Aleix Borràsd
a Clínica MAPFRE de Medicina del Tenis, Centre de Diagnòstic per Imatge, Barcelona, España
b Serveis Mèdics F. C. Barcelona. Barcelona. España. Servicios Médicos Real Federación Española de Hockey Hierba. Barcelona. España.
c Consell Català de l'Esport. Generalitat de Catalunya. Barcelona. España.
d Servei de Fisioteràpia. Acadèmia de Tenis Open Sánchez-Casal.
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Traumatic or stress fractures of the os capitate are highly uncommon findings in clinical practice. These fractures should be suspected in insidious and persistent pain in the palm of the hand in persons with high demand on this extremity or repeated trauma. This article presents the case of a 16-year-old female tennis player with a 6-month history of selective pain in her right hand.
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