Boxer fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Right-hand trauma 2 weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

5th metacarpal neck fracture with palmar angulation of the distal fracture fragment is consistent with a boxer fracture. No evidence of intra-articular extension of the fracture.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the typical appearances of a boxer fracture.

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Case information

rID: 68330
Published: 26th May 2019
Last edited: 26th May 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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