Phalangeal and metacarpal fractures of the hand

S G Lee, J B Jupiter
Hand Clinics 2000, 16 (3): 323-32, vii
This article addresses the types of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures seen in a variety of sports. Treatment options are discussed in depth based on the location, configuration, and associated soft-tissue injuries. This article provides a greater understanding of the treatment algorithm to minimize the possibility of long-term functional consequences for the athlete.

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