Mallet finger

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad



Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Avulsion fracture of the dorsal aspect of the base of the distal phalanx of the 4th finger. 

Case Discussion

A triangular avulsion fragment at the insertion of the common extensor tendon on the dorsal aspect of the distal phalanx compatible with mallet finger.

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Case information

rID: 60757
Published: 2nd Jun 2018
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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