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Dr Burgess's response puzzles me. He says it is Bennett's fracture. I am senile. But my broken memory tells me that it is NOT Bennett's fracture. Bennett I think gave his name to the fracture of the base of the FIRST metacarpal.
As soon as I read this case report I recalled my orthopaedic studies over 50 years ago. My immediate diagnosis was of a Bennett's Fracture. I believe this is what we termed this type of injury, rather than just a "boxers fracture". Credit to the first describer of this specific injury would be reasonable