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Table 1 Previously reported stress fractures of the carpal scaphoid

From: Stress fracture of the scaphoid in an elite junior tennis player: a case report and review of the literature

Report Patient age (yr), sex Sport Treatment Period required to return to sports
Manzione and Pizzutillo, 1981 [2] 16, M Gymnast Conservative 10 wk
Hanks et al., 1989 [1] 19, M Shot put (n = 1), Conservative 12–32 wk
18, M Gymnastics (n = 3)
18, M  
18, M  
Engel and Feldner-Busztin, 1991 [3] 18, M Gymnastics Not mentioned Not mentioned
Inagaki and Inoue, 1997 [4] 16, M Badminton Conservative 11 wk
Matzkin and Singer, 2000 [5] 13, F Gymnastics Conservative 24 wk
Hosey et al., 2006 [6] 13, F Diving Internal fixation Not mentioned
Rethnam et al., 2006 [7] 38, M Cricket Conservative Not mentioned
Yamagiwa et al., 2009 [8] 18, M Gymnastics Conservative, internal fixation 8 wk
Nakamoto et al., 2011 [9] 18, M Gymnastics Internal fixation 12 wk
Pidemunt et al., 2012 [10] 13, M Soccer goalkeeper Internal fixation 24 wk
Our patient 18 M Tennis Conservative 20 wk