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Bone and joint injuries of the hand

David Warwick, Roderick Dunn, Erman Melikyan and Jane Vadher

in Hand Surgery

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Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199227235
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199227235 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199227235.003.0005

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Bone and joint injuries of the hand

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Thumb dislocations and ligament injuries 136

Finger dislocations and ligament injuries 139

Metacarpal fractures 145

Finger fractures 147

Associated with sports and motorcycle injuries. The mechanism of this injury is controversial, however likely to be axial loading of semiflexed thumb. Base of thumb metacarpal dislocates dorsally, rupturing the palmar oblique ligament (‘beak’ ligament). May reduce spontaneously....

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