Difference between revisions of "Finger (phalanx) fracture"

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==Background==
 
==Background==
* Be wary of avulsion fx of base of phalanx
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*Be wary of avulsion fracture of base of phalanx
** Lateral or medial fracture fragment = collateral ligament avulsion
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**Lateral or medial fracture fragment = collateral ligament avulsion
** Dorsal fracture fragment = extensor tendon avulsion
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**Dorsal fracture fragment = extensor tendon avulsion
** Palmar fracture fragment = volar plate avulsion
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**Palmar fracture fragment = volar plate avulsion
* Flexion deformity of distal phalanx (mallet/baseball finger) = avulsion fx or extensor tendon rupture
 
  
==DDX==
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==Types==
 
*[[Proximal Phalanx (Finger) Fracture]]
 
*[[Proximal Phalanx (Finger) Fracture]]
 
*[[Middle Phalanx (Finger) Fracture]]
 
*[[Middle Phalanx (Finger) Fracture]]
 
*[[Distal Phalanx (Finger) Fracture]]
 
*[[Distal Phalanx (Finger) Fracture]]
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==Differential Diagnosis==
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{{Hand and finger fractures DDX}}
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==Management==
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{{General Fracture Management}}
  
 
==See Also==
 
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*[[Hand Diagnoses (Main)]]
 
*[[Hand Diagnoses (Main)]]
  
==Source==
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==References==
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[[Category:Ortho]]
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[[Category:Orthopedics]]

Latest revision as of 02:56, 18 September 2019

Background

  • Be wary of avulsion fracture of base of phalanx
    • Lateral or medial fracture fragment = collateral ligament avulsion
    • Dorsal fracture fragment = extensor tendon avulsion
    • Palmar fracture fragment = volar plate avulsion

Types

Differential Diagnosis

Hand and Finger Fractures

Management

General Fracture Management

See Also

References