Scaphoid fracture

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Scaphoid fracture
ICD-10 S62.0
ICD-9 814.x1
eMedicine emerg/844  radio/747 plastic/318 pmr/127

A Scaphoid fracture (a fracture of the scaphoid bone) is the most common type of wrist fracture.[1] Scaphoid fractures usually cause pain at the base of the thumb accompanied by swelling in the same area. Treatment depends on the location of the fracture.


  1. "eMedicine - Wrist, Scaphoid Fractures and Complications : Article by Carol A Boles". Retrieved 2007-07-11.

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