DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20160828

Pure trapezio-metacarpal dislocation - a rare injury

Abdul Qayyum Khan, Gul Ar Navi Khan, Zafar Ahmad Khan

Abstract


Isolated trapezio-metacarpal dislocation is a rare condition, generally occurs due to fall on outstretched hand. These injuries are sometimes missed in polytrauma patients or sometimes neglected as in underdeveloped world. Various treatment modalities are used, including conservative and surgical options; however no gold standard approach exists for this rare injury. This case report aims to report outcome of a trapezio-metacarpal (TM) dislocation of a patient who was treated conservatively with excellent functional outcome.


Keywords


Dislocation, Trapezio-metacarpal, Thumb

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