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Metacarpals

This patient broke the metacarpals of the index, middle and ring fingers. All fractures were fixed using Titanium plates, allowing early mobilisation.

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  metacarpals of the index

16 year-old with typical punch injury that required surgery. Under general anaesthetic both fractures fixed with low-profile plates.

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typical punch injury typical punch injury
typical punch injury typical punch injury

Punch injury resulting in fracture-dislocations of the 4th and 5th metacarpals with involvement of the hamate. The hamate fracture was fixed with two mini-screws, the other fractures stabilised with wires. The wires were removed 4 weeks following the operation.

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  hamate fracture

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