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Terry-Thomas sign

Terry-Thomas sign

- It is defined as an increase in the scapholunate space on an antroposterior X ray of the wrist. 

- This indicates scapholunate dissociation (with or without rotary subluxation of the scaphoid) due to ligamentous injury. 

- There is a space of 3 or 4 mm in this case.

Ap and lateral views x ray of a 33 years old man showing scapholunate dissociation and Terry-Thomas sign (Trauma was 6 months ago).