Mallet finger

Case contributed by Bahman Rasuli
Diagnosis certain


Left-hand trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

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

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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