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Gamekeeper's Thumb Images

 Gamekeeper's thumb xray Gamekeeper's thumb injury views.  Minimal displacement noted.
Gamekeeper's Skier's thumb xray C-arm stress of Gamekeeper's thumb demonstrating gross instability
thumb UCL picture Approach to Thumb UCL repair
  1. Avulsed UCL ligament
  2. Thumb metacarpal head
  3. Thumb proximal phalangeal base, insertion of UCL ligament
  4. Splint adductor aponeuorisis

** Not shown are the dorsal branches of the radial nerve which must be retracted and preserved during the procedure.

thumb UCL repair xray C-arm demonstrate reduced thumb MCP joint with metallic mini-suture anchor in place.
thumb UCL repair xray C-arm demonstrate reduced thumb MCP joint with metallic mini-suture anchor in place.

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