Carpo-metacarpal dorsal dislocation of the fourth and fifth
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Carpometacarpal dislocations of the fingers are rare lesions. The first case was described by Rivingtonin 1873. The diagnosis is suspected clinically and confirmed by radiology. The treatment consists of an emergency reduction, then stabilize by pins in case of unstable lesion followed by a plaster immobilization. The authors report two cases of dorsal carpometacarpal joint dislocations of the ulnar two fingers, treated by closed reduction and fixation with percutaneous Kirschner-wires. A plaster splint with the wrist in neutral position was applied for six weeks. Active physiotherapy of the fingers was started from four weeks after surgery, with a satisfactory result...

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