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Outcome of closed proximal phalangeal fractures of the hand thumb proximal phalanx fractures


Distal Phalanx Fractures: Most common phalanx fracture; Classification tuft fractures. mechanism is usually crush injury; usually stable due to nail plate dorsally and pulp volarly; often associated with laceration of nail matrix or pulp; shaft fractures can be transverse ; longitudinal ; base fractures usually unstable; mechanism can be3.6/5.

Jun 18, 2012 · Proximal phalanx intra-articular fractures Intra-articular fractures involve the joint surface. It is very important that intra-articular fractures are treated properly to reduce the risk of post traumatic osteoarthritis.

The flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) inserts at the middle of the phalanx and can cause rotational deformity; Extensor tendons and interosseous muscles commonly causes volar angulation; Clinical Features. Finger pain; Differential Diagnosis Hand and Finger Fractures. Non-thumb metacarpal fractures. Head; Neck; Shaft; Base; Boxer's fracture; Thumb fracture.