Mallet finger

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Trauma to finger.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
X-ray

An avulsed bone flake is noted on dorsal aspect of 5th digit - distal interphalangeal joint.

A corresponding defect is noted in base of 5th distal phalanx on dorsal aspect.

No dislocation.

Case Discussion

Findings of a mallet finger.

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Case information

rID: 16086
Published: 17th Dec 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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