Tag metacarpal injury
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Lover not a fighter

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?
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Boxer’s 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.