Short 5th metacarpal

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

No abnormality other than hand deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Short 5th metacarpal, no acute abnormality.

Case Discussion

Shortening of the 5th metacarpal may be seen in a number of seemingly unrelated conditions.

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Case information

rID: 13514
Published: 18th Apr 2011
Last edited: 12th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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