Metacarpophalangeal volar subluxation

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk


Post trauma mid hand pain.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Volar subluxation in third metacarpophalyngeal joint. 

No fracture

Annotated image

Annotated images demonstrating subtle subluxation in 3rd metacarpophalangeal joint.

Case Discussion

Subluxation in small joints of the hand are not commonly seen and therefore may be easily missed.

This case demonstrates subluxation in the 3rd metacarcophalangeal joint in patient who reported generalized pain of the hand.

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Case information

rID: 64708
Published: 7th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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