Fifth metacarpal bone

What is Fifth metacarpal bone?

The fifth metacarpal bone is the most lateral and second shortest of the metacarpal bones

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Hello, I have had surgery to repair a fractured hamate bone. The piece of bone which fractured off was large enough to accommodate two 2.3mm screws...

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Lump might be due to malunited 4th or 5th metacarpal or callus formation.
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I broke my fifth metacarpal 2 different times over 15 years ago. Now I am having wrist pain on my outer part of my wrist below the fifth...

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Yes, the pain may be related to your old injuries.
- A fracture immobilized with a cast can result in some...

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communated fracture in distal end of 5th metacarpal bone of right hand Hi, I have got a communated fracture in distal end of 5th metacarpal bone of...

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A comminuted fracture of distal end of 5th metacarpal needs a careful asessment by the orthopedician regarding the...

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