Thumb metacarpophalangeal dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Fall while skiing. Thumb caught in netting.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male

Dislocation of the thumb at the metacarpophalangeal joint. No fracture.

Following manipulation, the thumb is now in joint.

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Case information

rID: 66706
Published: 3rd Mar 2019
Last edited: 3rd Mar 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: NHS Lothian

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