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Mallet finger

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam




Fracture through the proximal articular surface of the fourth distal phalanx. 


Zoomed image of the fracture. 

Case Discussion

Mallet finger is a triangular avulsion fragment at the extensor aspect of the distal phalanx at the DIP joint. 

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Case information

rID: 12227
Published: 31st Oct 2010
Last edited: 19th Mar 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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