Mallet finger

Case contributed by Dr Hani 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: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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