Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Short Communication Volume 6 Issue 7

A New Fixation Technique for Oblique Metacarpal Fractures

Bola Adel Alfy Hakim*

Orthopaedic Department, Horus Specialized Hospital, Luxor, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Bola Adel Alfy Hakim, Orthopaedic Department, Horus Specialized Hospital, Luxor, Egypt.

Received: May 17, 2023; Published: June 21, 2023

Abstract

Hand fractures are prevalent in the general population, with manual workers and athletes who participate in contact sports (such as boxers and football players) showing a relative propensity [1]. A metacarpal fracture is a fracture in one of the five metacarpal bones of the hand. They are classified as head, neck, shaft, and base fractures (from the metacarpophalangeal joint distal to the wrist proximal) [2]. One of the most frequent metacarpal fractures is known as a boxer fracture and affects the fourth or fifth metacarpal. These injuries can occur as a result of direct strikes to the dorsal hand or axial loading pressures, among other mechanisms [3].

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Citation

Citation: Bola Adel Alfy Hakim. “A New Fixation Technique for Oblique Metacarpal Fractures”Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.7 (2023): 62-63.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Bola Adel Alfy Hakim. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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