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Thumb trauma: Bennett fractures, Rolando fractures, and ulnar collateral ligament injuries

Brian T Carlsen, Steven L Moran
Journal of Hand Surgery 2009, 34 (5): 945-52
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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.

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