Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma

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

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


AM Abdoul Wahab1, B Chaibou1, A Zirbine1, A Allamine2, BS Souna2 
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

Correspondence Address:
Dr. A M Abdoul Wahab
Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties, General Referral Hospital - BP Niamey
Niger

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.


How to cite this article:
Abdoul Wahab A M, Chaibou B, Zirbine A, Allamine A, Souna B S. Conservative management of divergent dislocation of the 2nd–5th carpometacarpal joints.Niger J Orthop Trauma 2020;19:39-41


How to cite this URL:
Abdoul Wahab A M, Chaibou B, Zirbine A, Allamine A, Souna B S. Conservative management of divergent dislocation of the 2nd–5th carpometacarpal joints. Niger J Orthop Trauma [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Nov 29 ];19:39-41
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