Rolando fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Comminuted intra-articular fracture-dislocation of the base of the thumb (proximal first metacarpal).

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with Rolando fracture which is an unstable injury and requires surgical reduction and fixation.

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