Bennett fracture

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Presentation

Pain post football tackle. Swelling/bruising.

Patient Data

Age: 21
Gender: Male
X-ray

Bennett's fracture base of first metacarpal, oblique fracture fragment, with fracture line extending into the articular bone.

Case Discussion

Bennett fractures are two-part intra-articular fractures of the base of the first metacarpal. They need to be distinguished from epibasal (pseudo-Bennett) and Rolando fractures

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Case information

rID: 33620
Case created: 19th Jan 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
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