Bennett fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Intraarticular fracture of 1st metacarpal base is seen. A small fragment is attached to articulation with  trapezium. Rest of the bone shows proximal migration due to pull by abductor pollicis longus.

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Case information

rID: 17745
Case created: 10th May 2012
Last edited: 19th Jan 2016
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