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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
 
** Lateral or medial fracture fragment = collateral ligament avulsion
 
** Dorsal fracture fragment = extensor tendon avulsion
 
** Dorsal fracture fragment = extensor tendon avulsion

Revision as of 03:45, 3 July 2016

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

See Also

References