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History of pain and swelling in the right hand for a day after slipping and landing on an outstretched hand. Swelling warmth, and redness with tenderness over the dorsal side of the right 4th & 5th metacarpal bones.
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A fracture through the neck of the right fifth metacarpal is noted, with mild palmar angulation.
This case illustrates the typical appearance of a boxer fracture, but the patient claimed that he fell in the bathroom and there was no history of assault.