scaphoid


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scaph·oid

(skaf'oyd), [TA]
Boat-shaped; hollowed. See: scaphoid (bone).
[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]

scaphoid

(skăf′oid′)
adj.
Shaped like a boat.
n.

scaphoid

adjective Hollow; concave; boat-shaped.

noun Obsolete for navicular bone.

scaph·oid

(skaf'oyd) [TA]
Boat-shaped; hollowed.
See also: scaphoid (bone)
Synonym(s): navicular.
[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]

scaphoid

  1. a bone of the wrist or ankle.
  2. boat-shaped.
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Rotation of the lateral view is deemed appropriate when the pisiform is seen lying between the distal aspect of the scaphoid and the palmar aspect of the head of the capitate.
With significant cartilage damage and comminution of the scaphoid facet, it was felt that the maintenance of the radioscaphoid joint would result in significant morbidity leading the surgeon to opt for a salvage procedure.
Pseudocysts of pinna usually occur in the anterior and superior part of auricular cartilage, the most common site being the scaphoid fossa.
The segmentation of the cortical bone layer was performed by applying manual thresholding, followed by region growing in order to separate the scaphoid from surrounding bones.
Avascular necrosis of the scaphoid bone occurs in 2%-9% of all scaphoid fractures.
In wrist trauma, for instance, the interpreter should pay close attention to the scaphoid and triquetrum, which are the two most commonly injured carpal bones [3].
However, excision of the lunate causes complete loss of scapholunate and lunotriquetral interosseous ligament integrity which should be reconstructed at the time of lunate replacement in order to preserve proximal row integrity and carpal height and to avoid scaphoid flexion [18].
One example is a screw that could be used to connect to broken parts of the scaphoid, a bone the size of a cashew in the human wrist.
Although, there are many cases of trans-scaphoid perilunate fracture dislocations in the literature, to the best of our knowledge, this is the first case describing the lunate in middle third of forearm and proximal part of the scaphoid in distal part.
An established scaphoid non-union is an extremely difficult problem to deal with and is associated with high complication rates.
Kane, who scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal in overtime for Chicago in 2010, had surgery to repair a scaphoid fracture in his left wrist.
Hence, 237 characters were obtained per sclerite type (spindle and scaphoid), resulting in a total of 474 characters.