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    Of Things to Come…

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    What ligament is commonly injured in the condition represented by the above xray.

    A.UCL

    B.PCL

    C.ACL

    D.LCL

    E.RCL

     

    Answer : A.  UCL.  This patient has a skier’s or gamekeeper’s thumb.  The ligament damaged or torn is the Ulnar collateral ligament.  The ED treatment is thumb spica, but if the ligament is torn completely, the treatment is surgery.

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