Boxer's fracture

Case contributed by Dr Abhijit Datir

Fracture through the neck of the fifth metacarpal, with palmar angulation of the distal fracture fragment. 

Case Discussion

Boxer's fracture is the eponymous name given to this injury pattern. 

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Case information

rID: 35878
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
Tag: hand
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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