Phalanx fracture

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Diagnosis certain


History of pain and swelling at the right ring finger since 2 days after trauma by a hard object at work Clinical examination: mild swelling, and tenderness over the proximal interphalangeal joint

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Right ring finger middle phalanx base nondisplaced fracture is noted

Soft tissue swelling is noted

Case Discussion

Phalanx Fractures are common hand injuries that involve the proximal, middle, or distal phalanx. Treatment involves immobilization or surgical fixation depending on the location, severity, and alignment of injury.

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