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==Background==
 
==Background==
* Be wary of avulsion fracture 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
  
 
==Types==
 
==Types==

Revision as of 09:16, 5 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