Open distal phalanx fracture: Salter Harris type 1
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Patient presented by trauma to the left hand with open wound at the ring finger.
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Fracture is seen at the epiphyseal plate of the distal phalanx of the ring finger with dorsal dislocation of the distal metaphysis, that representing Salter Harris fracture type I.
This case shows the characteristic picture of Salter Harris fracture type I, where, the epiphyseal line is the site of the fracture with intact epiphysis and metaphysis.