(Fracture, Wrist; Broken Wrist; Scaphoid Fracture; Navicular Fracture)
Wrist fracture – Definition
A wrist fracture is a break in one or more of the bones in the wrist. The wrist is made up of the two bones in the forearm (radius and ulna) and eight carpal bones. This fact sheet will focus on fractures of the carpal bones of the wrist. Wrist fractures of the radius, often called colle’s fracture, can be found on a separate sheet.