Classic history and presentation: The patient will typically present with pain at the first metacarpal base with or without associated swelling. The anterior oblique ligament anchors the volar fragment of the first metacarpal base while the first metacarpal shaft undergoes proximal displacement.
Prevalence: As many as 1.4% of all fractures and 21% of metacarpal fractures are Rolando fractures.
- Age – The injury usually occurs between the ages of 20 and 40 years.
- Sex / gender – It is more common in males.
S62.226A – Nondisplaced Rolando's fracture, unspecified hand, initial encounter for closed fracture
S62.226B – Nondisplaced Rolando's fracture, unspecified hand, initial encounter for open fracture
208404004 – Closed fracture thumb metacarpal base, intra-articular, Rolando
208421008 – Open fracture thumb metacarpal base, intra-articular, Rolando
- Bennett fracture
- First metacarpal shaft fracture
- Thumb proximal phalanx fracture
- Scaphoid fracture
- Perilunate dislocation (lunate dislocation)
- Thumb collateral ligament injury
- Thumb CMC joint dislocation
- Thumb interphalangeal joint dislocation
- Thumb flexor tendon rupture
- Thumb extensor tendon rupture
- Basilar thumb arthritis
- Thumb interphalangeal joint arthritis
- Scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal (STT) arthritis
- Scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse (SNAC) of the wrist
- Scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC) of the wrist