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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 39-41

Conservative management of divergent dislocation of the 2nd–5th carpometacarpal joints

1 Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties, General Referral Hospital - BP Niamey, Niamey, Niger
2 Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties, Lamorde Niamey Niger Hospital, Niamey, Niger

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Dr. A M Abdoul Wahab
Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties, General Referral Hospital - BP Niamey
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DOI: 10.4103/njot.njot_1_20

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Carpo-metacarpal dislocations are rare lesions, the authors report a case of convergent carpo-metacarpal dislocation of the last four fingers, received urgently and treated by reduction and plastered cuff, it was for us a therapeutic alternative, patient had refused surgical treatment which has been indicated, it is essentially a reduction more pinning. The immobilization lasted one month then a physiotherapy of functional rehabilitation of the removal of the plaster was also carried out. The functional result was satisfactory and professional reintegration was successfully completed.

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