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Boxer's Fracture (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

metacarpal fracture, metacarpal neck fracture, hand fracture, boxing fracture, broken hand, hand injuries, brawler's fracture, boxer's fracture

Author and Editor

Author: Manuel Hernandez, MD, Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Parkway Medical Center.

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Metacarpal Fractures.


Last Editorial Review: 8/2/2012

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