Metacarpal ossicles

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones
Modality: X-ray

There are ossicles adjacent to the heads of the 2nd and 5th metacarpals and a sesamoid at the head of the 1st metacarpal.

Case Discussion

Incidental ossicles adjacent to the heads of the 2nd and 5th metacarpals. They are well corticated and clearly not acute injuries -  they are normal and shouldn't be called avulsions. 

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Case Information

rID: 27441
Case created: 3rd Feb 2014
Last edited: 12th Sep 2015
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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