Mallet finger

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Avulsion fracture of the dorsal aspect of the base of the distal phalanx of the index 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 the mallet finger.

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