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Posttraumatic Arthrosis and Triquetral Nonunion Associated With Pisotriquetral Subluxation in Adolescent Female Softball Players

Published:September 16, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2021.07.032
      Impaction fracture subluxation of the pisotriquetral joint producing arthrosis and ulnar triquetral osteochondral nonunion is a cause for ulnar wrist pain in batting athletes. Two cases of adolescent female softball players managed successfully with pisiform and triquetral fragment excision are reported.

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