Case report| Volume 18, ISSUE 6, P415-416, November 1987

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Missed carpometacarpal dislocation of the thumb in motorcyclists

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      Three cases of missed dislocation of the thumb's metacarpal in major motorcycle injury are presented. We postulate a mechanism of injury and discuss the significance.
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