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Metacarpal Injuries

Metacarpal Injuries is a topic covered in the 5-Minute Emergency Consult.

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  • Most metacarpal injuries are caused by crush injuries, a direct blow with hand vs. object, or burns.
  • Most common fracture is boxer's fracture of distal 5th metacarpal neck.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Metacarpal Injuries ID - 307211 ED - Barkin,Adam Z, ED - Barkin,Roger M, ED - Hayden,Stephen R, ED - Rosen,Peter, ED - Schaider,Jeffrey J, ED - Shayne,Philip, ED - Wolfe,Richard E, BT - 5-Minute Emergency Consult UR - https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/5-Minute_Emergency_Consult/307211/all/Metacarpal_Injuries PB - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ET - 5 DB - Emergency Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -