May 22, 2017
Author: Sam Killian, M.D.
- Defined as fracture of neck (distal segment) of
- Intrinsic muscles of hand pull segment to
palmar aspect of hand.
degrees of angulation is allowed. Any more increases risk of
chronic pain, grip strength and grasping deficits, and rotational
- Reduce fracture if more than 30 degrees of
angulation or if rotation is present.
- Splint fracture in “ulnar gutter” with goal
being flexion at MCP and extension at DIP and PIP.