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Case 39 : 15.05.09

History :
24 year old man with penetrating trauma to his hand two weeks ago.

Case 5 image 1

Questions :

What can you see here?

What space is the abnormality centred on - is this primarily a bone problem or a joint problem?

Do you think this is a neoplastic, inflammatory or infective process?

What are the possible causes ?

What treatment is needed?


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