Hand laceration with soft-tissue gas

Case contributed by Andrew Dixon
Diagnosis certain


Laceration to hand. ?Bone injury

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Locules of gas within the palmar soft-tissues of the right hand overlying the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal shafts. No fracture or foreign body identified. 

Case Discussion

Typical radiographic appearance of laceration with lucent gas in the soft-tissues. 

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