Boxer's fracture

Case contributed by Dr Abhijit Datir
Modality: X-ray

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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