Boxer's fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Left-hand trauma 6 months ago.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

A healed transverse fracture of the neck of the 5th metacarpal is noted with palmar angulation of the distal fracture fragment. No evidence of intra-articular extension of the fracture.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the typical appearances of a boxer fracture.

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Case information

rID: 67094
Published: 20th Mar 2019
Last edited: 21st Mar 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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