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Endgames Case Review

A patient with a painful and swollen hand

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3127 (Published 20 July 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3127

Re: A patient with a painful and swollen hand

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.

Competing interests: No competing interests

21 July 2017
JK Anand
Retired doctor
Free spirit
3 Wayford Close, Peterborough