Mallet finger

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

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

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with mallet finger, a triangular avulsion fragment at the insertion of the common extensor tendon on the dorsal aspect of the distal phalanx.

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Case information

rID: 63266
Published: 22nd Sep 2018
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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