Boxer fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Right-hand trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

A minimally displaced fracture through the neck of the fifth metacarpal with palmar angulation of the distal fracture fragment. 

No evidence of intra-articular extension of the fracture.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the typical appearance of a boxer fracture.

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