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Thumb distal phalanx fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Hit on thumb with a baseball.

Patient Data

Age: 28-year-old
Gender: Male

Right thumb radiographs

Transverse fracture through the mid-shaft of the distal phalanx with mild posterior displacement. 

Case Discussion

Simple distal phalanx fracture with no mistakes in identifying and characterizing it. 

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Case information

rID: 46650
Published: 12th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: rmh
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