Boxer fracture

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis certain


History of trauma about 20 days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

There is a transverse fracture of the 5th metacarpal neck with palmar angulation of the distal fragment. No intra articular extension of the fracture is noted.

Case Discussion

Typical Boxer fracture, which is the most common type of metacarpal fracture

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