Boxer fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Punched wall.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female
X-ray

Fracture through the neck of the fifth metatarsal with approximately 60 degrees of palmar angulation of the distal fracture fragment.    

Case Discussion

This injury is called a Boxer fracture

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Case information

rID: 26184
Case created: 4th Dec 2013
Last edited: 24th Aug 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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