Dislocated fifth carpometacarpal joint

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking


Punch injury

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Dorsal dislocation of the 5th carpometacarpal joint. Associated dorsal soft tissue swelling. No fracture identified.

Case Discussion

A good example of a 5th metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation.

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Case information

rID: 46672
Published: 13th Jul 2016
Last edited: 1st Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included