Distal phalanx fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso


Alleged crushing injury to distal phalanx of left little finger, sustained yesterday afternoon at home following accidental crushing between door and its frame. On examination: pain and swelling involving distal phalanx of left little finger.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

X-ray shows fracture at the distal phalanx of the left little finger as seen on the lateral view.

Case Discussion

Any traumatic injury, at least two different X-ray position should be taken.

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