Osteochondritis of the second metacarpal head: a case report

Osteochondritis of the second metacarpal head: a case report Osteochondritis dissecans is rare in the metacarpal head. To our knowledge, only one previous case report has been published. The initial diagnosis was ulnar collateral instability. Intraoperatively, the osteochondritis lesion was noticed and the loose cartilage flap was removed. The patient was symptom free after surgery. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Osteochondritis of the second metacarpal head: a case report

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-007-0204-0
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Abstract

Osteochondritis dissecans is rare in the metacarpal head. To our knowledge, only one previous case report has been published. The initial diagnosis was ulnar collateral instability. Intraoperatively, the osteochondritis lesion was noticed and the loose cartilage flap was removed. The patient was symptom free after surgery.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 2008

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