Base of 2nd metacarpal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Fall. Pain and swelling at the index finger carpometacarpal joint. Concern for fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Fracture through the base of the 2nd metacarpal that enters the carpometacarpal joint. No dislocation. No other fracture.

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Case information

rID: 7187
Published: 14th Sep 2009
Last edited: 14th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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