Intra-articular fracture of the base of the proximal phalanx

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Hand trauma, no further details were provided.

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male

Left hand X-ray

Modality: X-ray

There is a proximal phalanx medial intra-articular fracture creating a bone fragment. These findings suggest a collateral ligament avulsion. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a proximal phalanx collateral ligament avulsion fracture on the fifth finger of the left hand. 

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Case Information

rID: 39158
Case created: 22nd Aug 2015
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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