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Cases Journal

, 2:8304

First Online: 17 September 2009Received: 16 June 2009Accepted: 25 August 2009DOI: 10.4076-1757-1626-2-8304

Cite this article as: Ramoutar, D.N., Katevu, C., Titchener, A.G. et al. Cases Journal 2009 2: 8304. doi:10.4076-1757-1626-2-8304

Abstract

Trapezium fractures are rare injuries which should not be missed. We report a case of a 27-year-old right hand dominant man who sustained a closed vertical trapezium fracture and first carpometacarpal joint dislocation which was treated with closed reduction and percutaneous Kirschner-wire fixation, a technique familiar to all orthopaedic surgeons. Satisfactory functional outcome was achieved at final follow-up.

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Autor: Darryl Nilesh Ramoutar - Constantine Katevu - Andrew Gordon Titchener - Arpit Patel

Fuente: https://link.springer.com/







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