Volar plate avulsion injury
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Conditions R, Volar plate avulsion injury. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 02 Apr 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-33621
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19 Jan 2015
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Hand trauma with ongoing pain.
Age: 35 years
From the case: Volar plate avulsion injury
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Avulsion fracture of the base of the middle phalanx of the fourth digit along the volar aspect consistent with a volar plate injury. No other fractures.
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This patient had a history of fourth interphalangeal joint dislocation and subsequent relocation.
Volar plate injuries may be bony (as above) or may be confined to the soft tissues, and in this case ultrasound or MRI are preferred.