From the case: Absent metacarpal sign

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Used in the following articles:

  • Positive metacarpal sign - “ In the metacarpal sign, a line drawn along the heads of the 4th and 5th metacarpals will intersect the head of the 3rd metacarpal if shortening is...”
  • Shortening of the fourth/fifth metacarpals - “ Shortening of the fourth/fifth metacarpals is seen a variety of apparently disparate conditions.  Pathology Aetiology Common causes 2: idiopat...”

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