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Bennett's fracture

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An intraarticular fracture of the base of the first metacarpal with involvement of carpometacarpal joint. Symptom is extreme pain at the base of thumb, with tenderness and swelling.


  • E. H. Bennett:
    Fractures of the metacarpal bones.
    Dublin Journal of Medical Science, 1882, 73: 72-75.

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