Case ReportsPalmar (Displaced) Fracture of the Proximal Index MetacarpalLang, Christopher J.; Ogden, John A.Author Information Department of Orthopaedics, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Accepted November 18, 1998. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. John A. Ogden, Department of Orthopaedics, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, 2870 Peachtree Road, NW, Suite 172, Atlanta, GA 30305, U.S.A. This project received financial support from the Georgia Baptist Educational Fund and the Skeletal Educational Association. The authors have received nothing else of value. This manuscript does not contain information about medical devices. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma: February 1999 - Volume 13 - Issue 2 - p 149-150 Buy Abstract A patient sustained a fracture of the ulnar side of the proximal end of the second metacarpal. The fragment was completely displaced into the palmar soft tissues. Open reduction was necessary. © 1999 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.