First metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Painful thumb post motor vehicle collision.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
Dorsal dislocation of the first metacarpophalangeal joint. No fracture identified.

Case Discussion

Dislocation of the first metacarpophalangeal joint is uncommon, and much less common than other dislocations in the hand. 

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Case information

rID: 56560
Case created: 9th Nov 2017
Last edited: 15th Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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