Carpometacarpal dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin


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

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

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


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