On Fracture of the Metacarpal Bone of the Thumb

  title={On Fracture of the Metacarpal Bone of the Thumb},
  author={E. Bennett},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={12 - 13}
Teh "astragalo-scaphoid capsule" extends from the tip and sides of the i4ern&l malleolus across the astragalo-scaphoid articulation, on to the ,b2ternal cuneiform bone, and loses itself in a fibrous expansion,,'blending with ether ligambnts on the fore part of the inner border of the! foot. Tbheextent and direction of the fibres which chiefl7 oppose rectifietion iof the foot can be -felt with the fingbr-tip, whth traction isj mn4 on, the inverted foot.; A elirved tenotome sheild be'enteied… Expand

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