Fifth metacarpal fracture malunion

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Laceration with glass - foreign body?

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
No radiopaque foreign body. Old fifth metacarpal fracture that is malunited with palmar angulation.

Case Discussion

Malunion occurs after fracture healing where there is bony union but the position is not anatomical. 

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Case information

rID: 48102
Published: 19th Sep 2016
Last edited: 19th Sep 2016
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