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Boxer
Boxer's Fracture - 5th Metacarpal Bone Broken, Before and After
DATE: 2013/04/16::
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5th Metacarpal Broken Bone aka Boxer
5th Metacarpal Broken Bone aka Boxer's Fracture - Recovered
DATE: 2015/01/31::
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shaft fifth metacarpal bone with casting
shaft fifth metacarpal bone with casting
DATE: 2014/12/26::
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Boxer
Boxer's Fracture - Everything You Need To Know - Dr. Nabil Ebraheim
DATE: 2011/02/04::
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Metacarpal Fracture/Boxers Fracture - Cast and Pin Removal
Metacarpal Fracture/Boxers Fracture - Cast and Pin Removal
DATE: 2009/12/16::
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Third metacarpal bone fracture therapy
Third metacarpal bone fracture therapy
DATE: 2014/05/27::
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Hand Fracture Surgery
Hand Fracture Surgery
DATE: 2015/01/19::
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Metacarpal Fracture/Boxers Fracture - Cast and Pin Removal
Metacarpal Fracture/Boxers Fracture - Cast and Pin Removal
DATE: 2013/12/30::
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Traumatology-Approaches: Hand and Wrist
Traumatology-Approaches: Hand and Wrist
DATE: 2014/10/01::
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Koh Tao Shuffle
Koh Tao Shuffle
DATE: 2012/09/26::
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Finger Dislocation & Metacarpal Block
Finger Dislocation & Metacarpal Block
DATE: 2011/02/22::
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Pin removal (Boxer
Pin removal (Boxer's fracture)
DATE: 2010/02/12::
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Os vesalianum at 5th metatarsal 2
Os vesalianum at 5th metatarsal 2
DATE: 2013/10/22::
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Boxer
Boxer's fracture
DATE: 2013/05/22::
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Hand Surgery Journey
Hand Surgery Journey
DATE: 2014/07/31::
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Θα κάνω ντου βρε πονηρή ( πιάνο )
Θα κάνω ντου βρε πονηρή ( πιάνο )
DATE: 2012/10/11::
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re-alignment of a spiral fracture of the 1st (thumb) metacarpal bone
re-alignment of a spiral fracture of the 1st (thumb) metacarpal bone
DATE: 2010/08/31::
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Right Hand 5th metacarpal Pin Removal
Right Hand 5th metacarpal Pin Removal
DATE: 2011/11/09::
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Fifth metacarpal pin removal
Fifth metacarpal pin removal
DATE: 2012/03/26::
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2 Pins removed from hand and 1 from wrist
2 Pins removed from hand and 1 from wrist
DATE: 2012/11/14::
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Hamate
Hamate
DATE: 2012/09/28::
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Fracture of metacarpal bone in a calf
Fracture of metacarpal bone in a calf
DATE: 2008/12/02::
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Back When I broken my fifth metacarpal
Back When I broken my fifth metacarpal
DATE: 2011/04/23::
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Fracture of metacarpal bone in buffalo calf
Fracture of metacarpal bone in buffalo calf
DATE: 2008/12/02::
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Pin/Wire removal from hand
Pin/Wire removal from hand
DATE: 2012/08/27::
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Pin removal 5th metacarpal
Pin removal 5th metacarpal
DATE: 2012/11/14::
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11.07.09 - Broken 5th metacarpal and torn tendon week 5
11.07.09 - Broken 5th metacarpal and torn tendon week 5
DATE: 2009/11/07::
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Closed Reduction of 5th Metacarpal Fracture
Closed Reduction of 5th Metacarpal Fracture
DATE: 2015/04/12::
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Pulling pins from a healed, lower fifth metacarpal break.
Pulling pins from a healed, lower fifth metacarpal break.
DATE: 2014/08/26::
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K-wire Hand. Broken fifth metacarpal.
K-wire Hand. Broken fifth metacarpal.
DATE: 2012/10/13::
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Metacarpal Bone Fracture Management | Orthopedic Classes
Metacarpal Bone Fracture Management | Orthopedic Classes
DATE: 2014/06/16::
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Metacarpal Fractures - Everything You Need To Know - Dr. Nabil Ebraheim
Metacarpal Fractures - Everything You Need To Know - Dr. Nabil Ebraheim
DATE: 2014/04/24::
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Boxer Splint Technique
Boxer Splint Technique
DATE: 2012/09/12::
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fifth metacarpal pin removal, part deux
fifth metacarpal pin removal, part deux
DATE: 2012/03/26::
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Broken 5th Metacarpal (Boxers Fracture)
Broken 5th Metacarpal (Boxers Fracture)
DATE: 2013/01/08::
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01.17.10 - Broken 5th metacarpal and torn tendon week 15
01.17.10 - Broken 5th metacarpal and torn tendon week 15
DATE: 2010/01/18::
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5th metacarpal dorsal glide taping
5th metacarpal dorsal glide taping
DATE: 2014/10/13::
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1.2.1 - An easy technique for fixation of 5th metacarpal neck fractures
1.2.1 - An easy technique for fixation of 5th metacarpal neck fractures
DATE: 2012/04/18::
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5th Metacarpal Fracture
5th Metacarpal Fracture
DATE: 2013/02/16::
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Metatarsus
Metatarsus
DATE: 2014/10/27::
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Fifth Element - Stone Cold
Fifth Element - Stone Cold
DATE: 2013/08/03::
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BCF Technology Ultrasonography of the Distal Limb video 5 -- Basic scanning technique
BCF Technology Ultrasonography of the Distal Limb video 5 -- Basic scanning technique
DATE: 2014/06/17::
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Volar Slab Cast Application Technique Video
Volar Slab Cast Application Technique Video
DATE: 2013/11/10::
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General Splinting Techniques Useful for Sprains of the wrist, thumb, knee, or fingers
General Splinting Techniques Useful for Sprains of the wrist, thumb, knee, or fingers
DATE: 2011/06/12::
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(4) COSMETOLOGY; ANATOMY and Physiology: theory review
(4) COSMETOLOGY; ANATOMY and Physiology: theory review
DATE: 2012/07/10::
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(5) COSMETOLOGY:TEST ANATOMY: 85 Questions
(5) COSMETOLOGY:TEST ANATOMY: 85 Questions
DATE: 2012/07/12::
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Highlight Moto GP San Marino 2014 Valentino Rossi WINNER !!!
Highlight Moto GP San Marino 2014 Valentino Rossi WINNER !!!
DATE: 2014/09/14::
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Fx Meta Carpal
Fx Meta Carpal
DATE: 2013/03/02::
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C346 Left Fifth Metacarpal
C346 Left Fifth Metacarpal
DATE: 2013/01/12::
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"FOLLOWING FILLMORE" Episode 7- Surgery Sucks! Pre-Season Physical Therapy
"FOLLOWING FILLMORE" Episode 7- Surgery Sucks! Pre-Season Physical Therapy
DATE: 2013/06/06::
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Fifth metacarpal bone
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Fifth metacarpal of the left hand (shown in red). Palmar view.
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The fifth metacarpal. (Left.)
Details
Latin os metacarpale V
Identifiers
Gray's p.228
MeSH A02.835.232.087.319.550
FMA 23903
Anatomical terms of bone

The fifth metacarpal bone (metacarpal bone of the little finger or pinky finger) is the most lateral and second shortest of the metacarpal bones.

Surfaces[edit]

It presents on its base one facet on its superior surface, which is concavo-convex and articulates with the hamate, and one on its radial side, which articulates with the fourth metacarpal.

On its ulnar side is a prominent tubercle for the insertion of the tendon of the extensor carpi ulnaris muscle.

The dorsal surface of the body is divided by an oblique ridge, which extends from near the ulnar side of the base to the radial side of the head.

The lateral part of this surface serves for the attachment of the fourth Interosseus dorsalis; the medial part is smooth, triangular, and covered by the extensor tendons of the little finger.

Clinical significance[edit]

A fracture of the fourth and/or fifth metacarpal bones transverse neck secondary due to axial loading is known as a boxer's fracture.[1][contradictory] The fifth metacarpal bone is the most common bone to be injured when throwing a punch.

Ossification[edit]

The ossification process begins in the shaft during prenatal life, and in the head between 11th and 37th months[2]

Additional images[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ Shultz, S. J., Houglum, P. A., Perrin, D. H. (2010). Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries. Chicago: Human Kinetics
  2. ^ Balachandran, Ajay; Anooj Krishna; Moumitha Kartha; Libu G. K.; Liza John; Krishnan B (30 December 2013). "A Study of Ossification of heads of 2nd to 5th Metacarpals in Forensic Age Estimation in the Kerala Population" (PDF). Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2 (52): 10165–10171. Retrieved 26 December 2013. 
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