Medicine:Herbert classification

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The Herbert classification is a system of categorizing scaphoid fractures.[1]

Classification

A Acute/stable A1 Tubercle
A2 Nondisplaced waist crack
B Acute/unstable B1 Oblique/distal third
B2 Displaced waist
B3 Proximal pole
B4 Fracture dislocation
B5 Comminuted fracture
C Delayed union
D Established non-union D1 Fibrous
D2 Sclerotic

References

  1. "Scaphoid fractures - diagnosis, classification and therapy". Unfallchirurg 103 (10): 812–9. 2000. 

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