J Korean Fract Soc.  2004 Oct;17(4):359-361. 10.12671/jkfs.2004.17.4.359.

Snapping Metacarpo-Phalangeal Joint after Depressed Fracture of Metacarpal Neck: Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, St.Paul's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. hssongmd@yahoo.com

Abstract

We report one case of snapping metacarpo-phalangeal joint after depressed fracture of metacarpal neck which could be diagnosed by exploration for the snapping during extension in spite of conservative treatments.

Keyword

Metacarpo-phalangeal joint; Metacarpal fracture; Snapping joint

MeSH Terms

Joints*
Neck*
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