This patient broke the metacarpals of the index, middle and ring fingers. All fractures were fixed using Titanium plates, allowing early mobilisation.
16 year-old with typical punch injury that required surgery. Under general anaesthetic both fractures fixed with low-profile plates.
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.