Items tagged “thumb”

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Bennett fracture

A Bennett fracture is a fracture of the base of the thumb resulting from forced abduction of the first metacarpal. It is defined as an intra-articular two-part fracture of the base of the first metacarpal bone. Radiographic features Plain radiograph two piece fracture of the base of the thumb...
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Epibasal fracture of the thumb

Epibasal fractures of the thumb (also called pseudo-Bennett fracture) are two-piece fractures of the proximal first metacarpal bone. They are usually stable, depending on the degree of displacement, and often do not require surgery. It is important to distinguish them from intra-articular fractu...
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Rolando fracture

Rolando fracture is a three-part or comminuted intra-articular fracture-dislocation of the base of the thumb (proximal first metacarpal). It can be thought of as a comminuted Bennett fracture. Pathology The mechanism is usually an axial blow to a partially flexed metacarpal, such as a fistfigh...
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Skier's thumb

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 May 2008
66% complete
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Base of thumb metacarpal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
100% complete
X-ray
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Fractures of the thumb

Fractures of the thumb are important due to huge impact the thumb has on the overall function of the hand, an understanding of the types of fractures that occur is important, as treatment varies with fracture type. Pathology Types Metacarpal fractures include: intra-articular fractures Benn...
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Gamekeeper's thumb (Skier's thumb)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 12 Nov 2009
75% complete
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Stener lesion

Stener lesions are seen in the context of a torn ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb's metacarpophalangeal joint (gamekeeper's thumb).  Pathology Normally, the ulnar collateral ligament lies deep to the adductor pollicis tendon. A Stener lesion is characterized by slippage of the torn end o...
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Gamekeeper's thumb (Skier's thumb)

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Nov 2009
82% complete
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Gamekeeper's thumb and Stener lesion diagrams

Ulnar collateral ...
 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Nov 2009
25% complete
Diagram
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Absent thumb

An absent thumb can have many associations. They include: Fanconi anemia (pancytopenia-dysmelia syndrome) Franceschetti syndrome Holt-Oram syndrome phocomelia (e.g. thalidomide embryopathy) Poland syndrome (pectoral muscle aplasia and syndactyly) Rothmund-Thomson syndrome Seckel syndrome ...
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Triphalangeal thumb

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 25 Aug 2010
66% complete
X-ray
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Triphalangeal thumb

Triphalangeal thumb is considered a form of pre-axial polydactyly. Epidemiology Triphalangeal thumbs have an incidence of 1 in 25,000 7.  Pathology A triphalangeal thumb, as the name implies, has three phalanges instead of the usual two. There is an autosomal dominant genetic transmission 8....
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Gamekeeper thumb

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
57% complete
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Trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 28 Nov 2011
60% complete
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Ulnar collateral ligament injury of the MCP I joint

PD FSE fat sat
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 16 Feb 2012
65% complete
MRI
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Gamekeeper's thumb and Stener lesion

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andres Corral
Published 18 Nov 2012
85% complete
X-rayPhoto
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Bennett fracture

 Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 19 Jan 2015
94% complete
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Bennett fracture

 Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 19 Jan 2015
91% complete
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Stener lesion (MRI)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 21 Jan 2015
95% complete
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