- See: MP joint injuries
- often badly comminuted;
- consider a short period of splinting followed by early active motion;
- this may mold the articular surface by using the soft tissue sleeve;
- early motion will also prevent joint stiffness, but loos of motion is common after this type of fracture;
- Operative Fixation:
- see: extensor mechanism of the digits
- interosseous wiring:
- screw fixation:
Intra-articular metacarpal head fractures.
Motion after metacarpophalangeal joint reconstruction in rheumatoid disease.