Thumb Trauma: Bennett Fractures, Rolando Fractures, and Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries

Brian T. Carlsen, Steven L. Moran

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Abstract

Injuries to the thumb are predominated by fractures of the proximal phalanx, ligamentous injuries about the metacarpophalangeal joint, and metacarpal base fractures. This article will attempt to summarize recent advancements within the realm of thumb trauma, with particular attention to Bennett fractures, Rolando fractures, and ulnar collateral ligament injuries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)945-952
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume34
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2009

Keywords

  • Bennett fracture
  • Rolando fracture
  • thumb
  • trauma
  • ulnar collateral ligament injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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