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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-33

Fractures of all metacarpals of both hands: A rare case report

1 Avadh Hospital and Heart centre, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Orthopaedics, Avadh Hospital and Heart Centre, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Hind Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Indraprastha Appolo Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Shivendra Srivastava
Hind Institute of Medical Sciences, Sitapur, A-733, Indira Nagar, Lucknow 226016, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/jbjd.jbjd_4_22

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Metacarpal bones are key structure elements in the anatomy of hand. Fractures of all the metacarpals of both hands have not been described in the literature. Malunited metacarpal fracture in a young male may be quite disabling, compromising hand functions. We present a case of compound fracture of all metacarpals of both hands in a 30-year-old man and its management with good functional outcome.

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