Extra-articular transverse fractures of the base of the distal phalanx (Seymour's fracture) in children and adults.

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A series of 25 extra-articular transverse fractures of the base of the distal phalanx (Seymour's fracture) in children, adolescents and adults are presented. Prior to closure of the distal phalangeal epiphysis, the fracture line is usually entirely through the metaphyses, 1 to 2 mm distal to the growth plate. In adults, the fracture line is just distal to… (More)

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@article{AlQattan2001ExtraarticularTF, title={Extra-articular transverse fractures of the base of the distal phalanx (Seymour's fracture) in children and adults.}, author={M. M. Al-Qattan}, journal={Journal of hand surgery}, year={2001}, volume={26 3}, pages={201-6} }