Carpometacarpal joint dislocation


Punching wall, pain and turgor lateral hand. Swollen hand.

Patient Data

Age: 21
Gender: Male

Dislocations in the fourth and fifth CMC joint. They occur to the posteroradial or anteroulnar side. No fracture of the metacarpal base.


K-wire osteosynthesis after dislocation in the fourth and fifth CMC joint.

Case Discussion

Common metacarpocarpal dislocation (CMC joint) after punching. K-Wire osteosynthesis the next day.

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Case information

rID: 38813
Case created: 5th Aug 2015
Last edited: 14th Sep 2015
Tags: hand, crop
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