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Scaphocapitate Fracture Syndrome: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Farid Najd Mazhar 1 , *
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1 Bone and Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Shafa Orthopedic Journal: August 2018, 5 (3); e69486
  • Published Online: August 9, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: April 16, 2018
  • Accepted: April 22, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/soj.69486

To Cite: Najd Mazhar F. Scaphocapitate Fracture Syndrome: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review, Shafa Ortho J. 2018 ; 5(3):e69486. doi: 10.5812/soj.69486.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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