Reverse Bennett fracture-dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Pain and swelling during a competition of direct contact sport.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

There is a displaced oblique intra-articular fracture of the fifth metacarpal base with 3 mm radial displacement of the bony fragment and mild displacement of the metacarpal bone.

No other associated bone injuries were seen.

Case Discussion

CT features are suggestive of a reverse Bennett's fracture.

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Case information

rID: 65611
Published: 17th Jan 2019
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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