Silvio Rolando da Carasco (1873-1949) Italian general surgeon in Genoa. Rolando Fracture (1910) three-part base of first metacarpal fracture
The Boxer's Fracture: A fracture of the forth or fifth metacarpal neck with volar displacement of the metacarpal head.One of the most common injuries seen in the ED, and occurs in 20% of patients that punch a hard object.ost common injuries seen in the ED, and occurs in 20% of patients that punch a hard object.
A distinctly uncommunicative man says he injured his hand in a fall. What is the diagnosis, the mechanism and how will you treat the injury?
Edward Hallaran Bennett (1837-1907) Irish surgeon. Bennett fracture: Two-part intra-articular thumb fracture base of first metacarpal
Rolando fracture (1910) Comminuted T/Y-shaped intra-articular three-part fracture base of first metacarpal. Silvio Rolando (1873-1949)