Boxer fracture

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

A fracture through the distal fifth metacarpal with palmar angulation is typical of a boxer fracture

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Case information

rID: 7544
Published: 7th Nov 2009
Last edited: 29th Jan 2020
Tag: hand
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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