Difference between revisions of "Finger (phalanx) fracture"

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*[[Hand Fracture]]
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Revision as of 06:09, 4 January 2014

Background

  • Be wary of avulsion fx of base of phalanx
    • Lateral or medial fracture fragment = collateral ligament avulsion
    • Dorsal fracture fragment = extensor tendon avulsion
    • Palmar fracture fragment = volar plate avulsion
  • Flexion deformity of distal phalanx (mallet/baseball finger) = avulsion fx or extensor tendon rupture

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