Boxer fracture

Case contributed by Fadi Ali


Hand pain after a quarrel.

Patient Data

Age: Teenager
Gender: Male

Transverse fracture through the neck of the 5th metacarpal bone with volar angulation.
There is no intra-articular involvement.

Case Discussion

The boxer fracture is a transverse fracture of the 5th metacarpal neck and is the most common type of metacarpal fracture. 

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