Metacarpal fracture

If you have a “broken hand,” you have a metacarpal fracture — an injury to the bone at the level of the palm of your hand. You have five metacarpal bones, one for each of your fingers. The metacarpal bones support the hand, and the end of the metacarpal bone forms the knuckle on the back of your hand.
Typically these occur from falls, sports injuries, fist fight/ punches, or car accidents.  (adapted from orthopedics.about link)

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