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Case Report

Gamekeeper's Thumb: Thumb: MR Imaging Findings

Mustafa Koplay1*, Mesut Sivri1, Harun Kutahya2, Hasan Erdogan1 and Recep GaniGoncu2
1Department of Radiology, Medical Faculty of Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
2Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Beyhekim Government Hospital, Konya,Turkey
Corresponding Author : Mustafa Koplay
Medical Faculty, Department of Radiology
Selcuk University The Central Campus
42100, Konya, Turkey
Tel: +90-332-2243800- 44930
E-mail: [email protected]
Received December 11, 2013; Accepted December 26, 2013; Published January 01, 2014
Citation: Koplay M, Sivri M, Kutahya H, Erdogan H, Goncu RG (2014) Gamekeeper's Thumb: MR Imaging Findings. J Med Diagn Meth 2: 147. doi:10.4172/2168-9784.1000147
Copyright: © 2014 Koplay M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Gamekeeper’s thumb is used to describe an acut or chronic injury to Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) of thumb. We present the Magnetic Rezonance Imaging (MRI) findings of a rare case with gamekeeper’s thumb. MRI allows optimal detection and evaluation of most soft-tissue and bone lesions in the traumatic finger, including injuries the collateral ligaments.