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Hand Fractures and Dislocations of the Thumb eMedicine Plastics

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Description: This article offers a detailed review of injuries of the thumb. The topics covered include the following: Thumb phalangeal fractures Mallet thumb Thumb interphalangeal (IP) dislocations Thumb metacarpophalangeal (MCP) dislocations Thumb metacarpal fractures Metacarpal head Metacarpal shaft Metacarpal base Extra-articular fractures Bennett fracture Rolando fracture Comminuted fractures Thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) dislocations Thumb MCP ulnar collateral ligament injuries (skier's and/or gamekeeper's thumb)
Synonyms and related keywords: thumb CMC dislocations, thumb CMC fractures, Bennett fractures, Bennett's fractures, Rolando fractures, Rolando's fractures, skier's thumb, gamekeeper's thumb
Priano & Baratz 2005

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Priano & Baratz
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Mar 31 2008