Fracture of proximal phalanx

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty


History of trauma to the left hand.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Displaced fracture of the base of the 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
Published: 10th Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: shetty
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