Classification Description Notes
Bennett Fracture Intra-articular fracture, ulnar base of thumb metacarpal Traction of the abductor pollicis longus on the major fragment prevents healing without ORIF
Rolando Fracture Comminuted intra-articular fracture, base of thumb metacarpal More difficult reduction than Bennett




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