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Metacarpal Fractures

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Overview

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Thumb Metacarpal Fractures

Intra-articular Base of Thumb Metacarpal (Bennett) Fracture

  • Distal fragment is dislocated from base fragment by the abductor pollicis longus muscle
    • Distal fragment is pulled is subluxated dorsally, radially, and proximally

Non-Thumb Metacarpal Fractures