Simultaneous carpometacarpal and metocarpophalangeal joints dislocation: a case report

AUTHORS

Alireza Saied 1 , * , Afshin Ziaei 2

1 Assistant professor, Department of Orthopedic, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

2 Assistant professor, Department of Orthopedic, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

How to Cite: Saied A, Ziaei A. Simultaneous carpometacarpal and metocarpophalangeal joints dislocation: a case report, Hormozgan Med J. 2005 ; 9(1):e90308.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Hormozgan Medical Journal: 9 (1); e90308
Published Online: April 17, 2005
Article Type: Case Report
Received: July 08, 2004
Accepted: April 17, 2005

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Abstract

Introduction: Carpometocarpal and metacarpophalangeal dislocations, each are
among rare dislocations in hand and wrist, and their simultaneous occurrence in
the same hand is extremely rare and as case reports.
Case report: Herein we report a patient in whom, simultaneous fracture/dislocation
of these joints had occurred in two of the fingers of his right hand. Aside from
reporting our case, a review of literature will be performed.
Conclusion: This form of injury is extremely rare, most often involving the fifth
ray, the reported cases have been managed in different ways and being so rare,
no single treatment protocol can be suggested.

Keywords

Dislocation – Joints

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