Early diagnosis of scaphoid fractures in athletes using C/T

Christos Lyrtzis, Anastasia Parisi, Stamatios Paraschou & Chrysoula Fotopoulou
Objective: There is no consensus on the optimum timing for C/T use to confirm the diagnosis of scaphoid fractures among patients with suspected scaphoid fractures and normal radiographic findings. Computed tomography (CT) is usually used 10 days after a trauma and persistent pain for the diagnosis[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]