Mayo classification divides scaphoid fractures into three basic types according to anatomic location of the fracture line. Fracture of the distal third of scaphoid bone are further divided according to involvement of the distal articular surface or the distal tubercle.
|proximal||fracture of the proximal third of the scaphoid bone|
|middle||fracture of the middle third of the scaphoid bone|
|distal||fracture of the distal third of the scaphoid bone:
- fracture of the distal articular surface
- fracture of the distal tubercle
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