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Bennett fracture CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00912.html

Description: # mechanism: forced abduction of thumb
# findings:
* intraarticular fracture/dislocation of the base of the 1st metacarpal at the ulnar aspect
* small fragment of metacarpal continues to articulate with the trapezium
* lateral retraction of metacarpal shaft by abductor pollicis longus

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Yong H. Hahn, MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Tue Jul 21 2009