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Boxer Fracture (Neck Fracture of the Fifth Metacarpal)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

A fracture of the neck of the fifth metacarpal bone is relatively common and referred to as a boxer fracture.

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