Gamekeeper thumb - ultrasound
Fall on ground while playing. Injury to thumb - 2 wks back.
Radiograph ( no copyright, not uploaded ) - Avulsion fracture of ulnar collateral ligament of thumb.
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There is an avulsion fracture from proximal phalanx base at site of ulnar collateral ligament attachment. Ligament is odematous - hypoechoic. However, ligament and bony flake are deep to appneuosis. There is no pseudomass formation abutting metacarpal head.
Case of post traumatic avulsion of proximal phalanx base involving thumb diagnosed by radiograph ( no copy right, not uploaded ). Referred for USG to rule out Stener lesion which requires surgical treatment.
There is avulsion of ligament; but no Stener lesion.