Fracture dislocation of middle finger

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Australian rules football injury.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

Dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger with a small volar avulsion fracture.

Case Discussion

Interphalangeal dislocations are common in football. Small avulsion fractures are often seen following phalangeal dislocation injuries.

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Case information

rID: 3571
Published: 26th May 2008
Last edited: 31st Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included