Fracture of proximal phalanx

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

h/o of trauma to left hand

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Displaced fracture of the base of 5th proximal phalanx

Case Discussion

Patient is a carpenter by profession

Fracture is a result of direct injury to the little finger

Phalangeal fractures are otherwise uncommon except in cases of direct injury

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Case Information

rID: 28736
Case created: 10th Apr 2014
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
Tag: shetty
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