Kelly L. Babineaux

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This case report discusses the reconstruction of an entire thumb metacarpal after a diagnosis of giant cell tumor of bone. The patient underwent excision of the entire thumb metacarpal, followed by interposition of a tricortical iliac crest bone graft and metacarpophalangeal and carpometacarpal joint arthrodeses. This option allowed salvage of the patient's(More)
CONCLUSION: Thumb injuries from fireworks result from high-energy avulsion, hyperextension, and hyperabduction, frequently injuring the thumb, destabilizing the CMC joint, and seriously damaging the first webspace. The first webspace requires particular consideration as deep injury may result in adduction contracture and require secondary reconstruction(More)
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