Base of thumb metacarpal fracture
Painful and swollen thumb following an awkward fall.
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A minimally displaced and non-angulated transverse fracture through the base of the first metacarpal bone is demonstrated without involvement of the articular surface.
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This case illustrates typical appearances of a mildly displaced transverse epibasal fracture of the base of the first metacarpal bone. It is also known as a pseudo-Bennett fracture. He went on to have conservative management.