Mallet finger

Case contributed by Dr Jheferson Contreras Grande

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Avulsion fracture of the dorsal aspect of the base of the distal phalanx of the fifth finger.

Annotated image

Zoomed image of the fracture. 

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with mallet finger.

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Case information

rID: 71780
Published: 22nd Oct 2019
Last edited: 23rd Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins