Scapholunate dislocation: A rare occupational hazard

Cariappa, KM (2007) Scapholunate dislocation: A rare occupational hazard. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 45. pp. 236-237. ISSN 0266-4356

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Dentists and their assistants are at risk of physical injuries during dental operations. The most common injuries are musculoskeletal. The need to work in a fixed working position using continuous repetitive movements can predispose dentists to wrist ache, lower backache, and neckache. We encountered a rare case of scapholunate dislocation with ligamentous injury, an unusual complication of extraction of teeth.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Scapholunate dislocation; Occupational hazards; Teeth extraction.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2013 04:13
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2013 04:13

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