Third metacarpal neck fracture
Swelling and pain to middle knuckle of right hand following punching action. No limitation in movement and normal neurovascular status distally.
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Fracture of the neck of the right middle metacarpal bone.
Volar angulation of distal fragment to 115° with some radial rotation.
No articular involvement, but shortening of the bone.
This patient had a fracture of the middle metacarpal neck.
It was reduced under local anaesthesia and repaired in theatre.