5th finger PIP joint fracture dislocation with volar plate fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy


Fall on the left hand

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Fracture dislocation of the left 5th finger proximal interphalangeal joint. A small bone fragment is noted at the volar aspect of the proximal interphalangeal joint.

Post-reduction views clearly show volar plate fracture at the volar aspect of the base of the middle phalanx of the left 5th finger.

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