UMEM Educational Pearls

Category: Visual Diagnosis

Title: What's the Diagnosis?

Posted: 12/21/2014 by Haney Mallemat, MD (Emailed: 12/23/2014) (Updated: 12/23/2014)
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Hand pain following fist versus face. What's the diagnosis and what nerve block would you use?


Boxer's fracture. Read more here.

Pain control can be achieved with an ulnar nerve block (e.g., reducation if if angulated). A video for the technique using ultrasound can be found here.


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