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Extracapsular extrusion of a horizontal metacarpal head fracture

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Description: We report the unusual case of a horizontal fracture of the metacarpal head, complicated by 90°dorsal rotation about a transverse axis, and extrusion of the head fragment from the joint capsule. We describe our approach to assessment, surgical management and successful restoration of function.
A.W. ElMaraghy, M.W. Devereaux, V. Panchapakesan Can J Surg, Vol. 52, No. 1, February 2009 E11

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: ElMaraghy et al
Institution: Can J Surg
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Language: English

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