5th metacarpal base fracture
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Posttraumatic swelling and tenderness at the right hand over the 5th metacarpal.
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Displayed fracture through the base of the 5th metacarpal. The radius, ulna, and other metacarpals are intact.
Radiographic features of a transverse fracture through the base of the 5th metacarpal with a lateral translation which can be seen clearly in both projections. No associated injury of the radius, elbow, or other hand bones.