Gamekeeper's thumb

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

Thumb struck by ball during sport.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is an minimally displaced intra-articular avulsion fracture of the ulnar aspect of base of the proximal phalanx of the thumb (gamekeepr's thumb).

Case Discussion

Classic example of a gamekeeper's thumb or skier's fracture.

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Case information

rID: 36874
Case created: 14th May 2015
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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