Metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation of the thumb in children.

Abstract

There are few reports describing dislocation of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb in children. This study describes the clinical features and outcome of 37 such dislocations and correlates the radiological pattern with the type of dislocation. The mean age at injury was 7.3 years (3 to 13). A total of 33 children underwent closed reduction (11… (More)

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