Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Renato Fricker, Matej Kastelec, Fiesky Nuñez, Terry Axelrod

Metacarpals - Head, intraarticular

General considerations

Metacarpal head fractures may be simple, but are often multifragmentary. The degree of displacement and the number of fragments may be difficult to judge on standard x-rays. CT scans can be helpful in these situations.

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