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Carpometacarpal dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin

Presentation

Left hand pain and reduced range of motion following motor bike accident.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

The fifth carpometacarpal joint is dislocated medially (ulnar direction), with no evidence of associated fracture. Alignment of the remaining joints is within normal limits.

X-ray

The alignment is now within normal limits. No fracture is seen.

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Case information

rID: 30490
Published: 29th Aug 2014
Last edited: 16th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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