Scaphoid fractures in elite Handball athletes

Konstantinos Manavis, Eleftherios Stefas, Christos Lyrtzis, Konstantinos Natsis, Marianna Kotzamanidou & Dimosthenis Alaseirlis
Objective: A scaphoid fracture in athletes is a serious injury that can result to late return to play. Usually occurs after falls onto an outstretched hand or through direct injury [ref:1]. Swelling, limited motion of the involved joint, and tenderness of the snuffbox appear immediately [ref:2].[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]