Fourth middle phalanx fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Workplace injury.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray
Minimally displaced intra-articular fracture through the medial (ulnar) aspect of the fourth middle phalanx base.

Case Discussion

Phalangeal fractures are relatively common injuries, although probably less so than metacarpal fractures. 

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Case information

rID: 56761
Case created: 20th Nov 2017
Last edited: 22nd Nov 2017
Tag: rapids2
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