Management of Mallet Fracture by Closed Extension-Block Pinning – A case based review of a novel technique

Abstract

Close reduction by extension-block K-wire fixation for acute mallet fracture is a relatively novel mode of treatment which is based on two sound orthopedic principles - stable arc splinting and early protected motion. Distal interphalangeal joint splinting is still the technique commonly used for mallet fractures with significant morbidity and only moderate… (More)
DOI: 10.14661/2013.654-658

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