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 th...
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Epibasal fracture of the thumb

Epibasal fractures of the thumb (also called pseudo-Bennett fracture) are extra-articular 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-...
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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. Epidemiology The vast majority of cases occur in men, with a male to female predominance of 10:1. It ...
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Skier's thumb

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 22 May 2008
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Base of thumb metacarpal fracture

  Diagnosis certain
Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
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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 ...
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Gamekeeper thumb

  Diagnosis certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 12 Nov 2009
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Stener lesion

Stener lesions are seen in the context of a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the thumb's metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint (gamekeeper's thumb) resulting in an interposition of the adductor pollicis aponeurosis between the ulnar collateral ligament and the MCP joint. Epidemiology Stener l...
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Gamekeeper thumb (Skier thumb)

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Nov 2009
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Gamekeeper's thumb and Stener lesion (illustrations)

  Diagnosis not applicable
Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Nov 2009
32% complete
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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
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 25 Aug 2010
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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.  Associations There is a long list of associations 1-6:  Aase syndrome anatomic variant: isolated anomaly Diamond-Blackfan syndrome DOOR syndrome Duan...
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Gamekeeper thumb

  Diagnosis certain
The Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
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Trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis

  Diagnosis certain
Roberto Schubert
Published 28 Nov 2011
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Ulnar collateral ligament injury of the 1st MCP joint

  Diagnosis certain
Roberto Schubert
Published 16 Feb 2012
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Gamekeeper thumb and Stener lesion

  Diagnosis certain
Andres Corral
Published 18 Nov 2012
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Bennett fracture

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 19 Jan 2015
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Bennett fracture

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 19 Jan 2015
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Stener lesion

  Diagnosis certain
Andrew Dixon
Published 21 Jan 2015
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