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Bennett Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

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Description: In 1882, Edward Hallaran Bennett, MD, described the fracture of the base of the first metacarpal that bears his name. Bennett described the anatomic details of the fracture and suggested that early diagnosis and treatment are imperative to prevent loss of function of this highly mobile joint
Synonyms and related keywords: thumb CMC fractures, thumb carpal-metacarpal fracture, thumb carpometacarpal fracture, Bennett's fracture, Bennett's fractures, thumb injury, thumb fracture
Priano & Baratz 2008

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Author/Contact: Priano & Baratz
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Mar 31 2008