Pseudarthrosis after disruption of an incomplete luno-triquetral coalition: a case report

Oliver Lotter, Amro Amr, Stephane Stahl, Stephan Clasen, Christina Schraml, Matthias Pfau & Hans-Eberhard Schaller
Whilst bony luno-triquetral coalitions are known to be asymptomatic, fibro-cartilage unions can cause ulnar-sided wrist pain. The purpose is to present the rare case of painful pseudarthrosis after traumatic disruption of an incomplete luno-triquetral coalition. Recommendations for proper diagnosis and treatment options will be discussed. The case of a 35-year-old male patient is reported, where disruption of a fibro-cartilaginous luno-triquetral coalition resulted in a painful pseudarthrosis. Luno-triquetral fusion with a corticocancellous wedge from the iliac...