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Spiral Fracture Of Metacarpal Bone
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Is my 5th metacarpal bone fractured is it only really hurt when I leave on it or when I away my arm?
5th MCP: Your 5th metacarpal often gets injured or fractured if your strike something with that part of your hand. If it appears deformed or crooked or if it fails to line up with your other fingers, it may be fractured and you should have an XR. All the best and I hope it feels better. ...Read more
Hi, I think I may have fractured my 5th metacarpal bone in my hand. Need help! Not sure if it is or not?
I had fracture metacarpal bone on the dorsal side, on the palmar no fracture.Now I re-break the bone on the same place after heeling 4months.I boxer?
My right middle finger metacarpal bone was fractured.orthopedic surgeon put 2 pins from external side but bone was not in its real place.
After placing the metal plate on 5th metacarpal bone, How many months will it take to recover Boxer's Fracture (5th metacarpal) completely in order to go for metal plate removal (second surgery). ?
If the metal plate is removed from the 5th metacarpal bone (after complete healing) ... Are there any high chances of re-fracture and nerve damage?
Even after completely recovering from Boxer's Fracture, Is it risky to do knuckle push ups, punching sandbags etc. while having metal plate placed on your 5th metacarpal bone ?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
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