NC54.02/S63.0 Dislocation of midcarpal joint



Dislocation of the midcarpal joint is a rare injury, usually caused by a high-energy trauma such as a fall or a direct blow to the wrist.


Diagnosis of this injury is usually made through physical examination, CT or MRI scans, and X-rays.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis includes other wrist injuries such as fractures, sprains, and tendon injuries.


Treatment of this injury typically involves immobilization of the wrist, followed by physical therapy and/or surgical repair.


The prognosis of this injury is generally good, with most patients able to return to full function within six weeks of injury.

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