Extensor carpi radialis longus avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Yi-Jin Kuok


Punch injury - tender over 2nd/3rd metacarpal and distal radius.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Avulsed fragment from the base of the 2nd metatarsal

Cross sectional imaging allows for understanding the position of the large avulsed fracture fragment

Case Discussion

Extensor carpi radialis longus avulsion injuries are very rare. 

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Case information

rID: 63202
Published: 19th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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