3] Here we present a case of giant cell tumor affecting the first metacarpal bone that is an extremely rare location.
X-ray of the hand showed an expansile osteolytic lesion having soap bubble appearance at the base of first metacarpal bone [Figure 1].
The mass was adjacent to the first metacarpal bone (Figure 2).
In the present case, the metastatic tumor was attached to the first metacarpal bone but not invasive, suggesting that metastasis occurred in the soft tissue, not in the bone.
An x-ray yesterday revealed a fractured first metacarpal bone
and David O'Meara's stable jockey now plans to visit a hand specialist in Leeds on Friday in the hope of finding a speedy treatment for the injury.
First, amputation was at the proximal third of the first metacarpal bone.
Options for thumb reconstruction are limited when amputations are at the proximal third of the first metacarpal bone.
The tendon of this accessory head passed through a separate tunnel in the extensor retinaculum and inserted in the middle of the first metacarpal bone
(Claassen & Wree).