Distal phalangeal dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso

Presentation

Trauma to the right little finger by a cricket ball. On clinical examination, there is no open wound. Tenderness of the distal phalanx .

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Dorsal dislocation of the distal phalanx of the right 5th digit.                                 

Case Discussion

There is dorsal dislocation of the distal phalanx of the right little finger with no clear fracture present.       

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