Concurrent dorsal dislocations and fracture-dislocations of the index, long, ring, and small (second to fifth) carpometacarpal joints.

@article{Prokuski2001ConcurrentDD,
  title={Concurrent dorsal dislocations and fracture-dislocations of the index, long, ring, and small (second to fifth) carpometacarpal joints.},
  author={Laura J. Prokuski and Walter Andrew Eglseder},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={549-54}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the outcome of patients with concurrent dorsal dislocations and fracture-dislocations of the second, third, fourth, and fifth carpometacarpal (CMC) joints treated with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Level 1 trauma center. PATIENTS Between 1991 and 1997, twelve multiply injured patients with the described CMC injury complex (one open injury) were treated with ORIF (eleven patients) or percutaneous wire fixation (one… CONTINUE READING

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