FRACTURE OF THE THUMB SESAMOID BONE - A REPORT OF 3 CASES AND A REVIEW OF THE ENGLISH-LANGUAGE LITERATURE

B VANDERLEI*, E VANDERLINDEN, EL MOOYAART, HJ KLASEN

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Abstract

Fracture of the sesamoid bone of the thumb is a rare injury. In this report three additional cases with fracture of an ulnar sesamoid bone of the thumb are reported. The anatomic considerations, the mechanisms of injury, the differential diagnoses, and management are discussed with the English-language literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)836-840
Number of pages5
JournalJOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE
Volume38
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May-1995

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