#Image 1 – Fourth and Fifth Metacarpal Fracture Xray
The type of fracture indicates that there was a strong traumatic force that caused so much comminution. In such case of damage to articular cartilage, the functional results are often poor.
# Image 2 – Fractures of First and Second Metacarpal
While fracture of the first metacarpalis oblique in type, head of second metacarpal is comminuted.
#Image 3 – Xray of Dislocation of Second, Third, Fourth Metacarpal and Fracture of Metacarpal Fifth Base
Xray showing dislocation of 2nd, 3rd and fourth metacarpophalangeal joint along with fracture of fifth metacarpal base.
The patient suffered this injury in a motor vehicle accident.
#Image 4 – United Fracture of Second and Third Metacarpal Showing Callus – Xray Hand
Callus is also visualized.
#Image 5 – Dislocation of First Metacarpophalangeal Joint – Xray
Xray of hand showing dislocation of first metacarpophalangeal joint.
Though this view does not clearly show it, the dislocation is probably volar.
#Image 6 – Intra-articular Fracture of First Metacarpal Base With Subluxation of Carpometacarpal Joint- Bennett’s Fracture
Bennett’s fracture is intra-articular fracture of the first metacarpal base that extends into carpometacarpal joint as shown in the image below. In most of the cases this fracture is accompanied by either subluxation or dislocation of the carpometacarpal joint.
Above xray belongs to 55 years old male who suffered this injury following a fall from bike. Patient
#Image 7 – Oblique Fracture of Shaft of Fifth Metacarpal
The patient, 39 years old male had injured his hand in motor vehicle accident.
#Image 8 – Oblique Fracture of Fifth Metacarpal – Xray
Fifty five years old with fracture of fifth metacarpal.
Patient refused any kind of treatment.
#Image 9 – Xray of Oblique Fracture of Shaft of Fifth Metacarpal
The fracture resulted from fall from bike.
#Image 10 – Fifth Metacarpal Fracture Xray
The patient was advised closed reduction and internal fixation with kwire but patient chose to get non operative treatment.
#Image 11 – Base First Metacarpal Fracture Xray
Fracture of base of first metacarpal in 34 years old male.
Under local anesthesia, the fracture was reduced by closed reduction methods and and fixed by a Kwire.
At present time, the patient is in third week of followup and showing good improvement.
#Image 12 – Xray Hand Showing Fracture of Base of Fifth Metacarpal
37 years old man with history of injury to hand.
The xray shows fracture of base of fifth metacarpal.
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