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Bipartite trapezium with adduction contracture of the thumb: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  535274     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a case report on bipartite trapezium in a 12-year-old girl that presented as a painless protrusion at the base of the first metacarpal bone associated with an adduction contracture of the thumb. This seems to be the first such case to have been reported in an adolescent. The condition bears no resemblance to the numerous descriptions in the literature on accessory bones about the trapezium.
G G Steinberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:    1979 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-05-30     Completed Date:  1980-05-30     Revised Date:  2005-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0075674     Medline TA:  Clin Orthop Relat Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-201     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Contracture / congenital,  radiography*
Metacarpus / abnormalities*,  radiography
Thumb / abnormalities,  radiography*

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