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Pisiform dislocation
  1. Faisal Mahmood,
  2. Milind Mehta and
  3. Rahul Kakkar
  1. Furness General Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Faisal Mahmood; mahmood.f.94{at}; Mr Rahul Kakkar; rahul.kakkar{at}


A pisiform dislocation is an uncommon injury which can lead to significant morbidity if missed. The literature regarding pisiform dislocation is limited and largely from case reports. In this case, we present a 51-year-old right-hand dominant male who sustained the injury after a fall. He attended the emergency department on the same day and a closed reduction was able to be performed under a haematoma block. On review in follow-up clinic the patient’s symptoms had completely resolved.

  • radiology (diagnostics)
  • trauma
  • orthopaedic and trauma surgery

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  • Contributors The paper was written and researched by FM, he also performed the literature search. This was reviewed and revised with MM, who developed the initial concept of the paper. RK was the clinician who reduced the dislocation in the emergency department as well as over see this project.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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