Caption: Figure 3 A, Bennett fracture with large ulnar fragment.
This helps explain the CMC joints propensity for arthritis and the potential importance of surgical intervention in Bennett fractures.
The majority of Bennett fractures occur in men, with more than half occurring in the dominant hand.
6,21) However, in 1990, Livesey reported a series of 17 Bennett fractures treated with casting with 26-year follow-up.
In 2012 Greeven reported on seven Bennett fractures with 2-year follow-up treated with transmetacarpal pinning.