Finsen V, Hofstad M, Haugan H. A rare complication in scaphoid pseudoarthrosis: intraarticlar migration and breaking of Kirschner wire [Injury 2006;37(9):854–9]

      I read the article written by Finsen et al. with great interest.
      • Finsen V.
      • Hofstad M.
      • Haugan H.
      Most scaphoid non-unions heal with bone chip grafting and Kirschner-wire fixation. Thirty-nine patients reviewed 10 years after operation.
      Although they concluded “Kirschner-wire fixation and bone chip grafting of scaphoid pseudarthroses is an undemanding operation with few complications that produces good long-term results. Results are excellent also for proximal pole pseudoarthrosis.”, we report an unpleasant complication in one of our patients treated with K wire and autograft.
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