Boxer fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Right-hand pain after a scuffle.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

5th metacarpal neck fracture with palmar angulation of the distal fracture fragment.

No intra-articular extension of the fracture.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance and presentation of a Boxer fracture.

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