Volar (palmar) plate avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


H/o trauma to 5th digit 2 wks. C/o persistant odema of 5th digit. Flexion deformity at joint.

Patient Data

Age: about 55 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is a bone flake of palmer aspect of 5th proximal interphalangeal joint. A defect is noted in 5th middle phalanx base on palmer side.

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Case Information

rID: 25407
Case created: 24th Oct 2013
Last edited: 2nd Mar 2016
Tag: trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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