The doctor said he recommended using a steel plate, and I want to know if it can be treated with a keratin needle, which leaves a big scar and costs a lot to treat.
According to your description of the symptoms and the uploaded X-ray film, it is considered that the right hand fourth metacarpal fracture, according to the X-ray film, the metacarpal fracture is an oblique spiral unstable fracture, if treated with a plate, the pair and relatively tight, postoperative activities can be early, does not affect the joint, Kirschner's pin can also be treated, the cost is relatively low, but requires a long fixation time, both have their advantages and disadvantages.
The x-ray shows an oblique fracture line in the middle part of the fourth metacarpal, and the alignment is slightly offset. In this case, it is recommended that incisional internal fixation with surgical kerf pins can be used, and it can be very traumatic and very effective.
Hello!According to the analysis of your condition, from the photo, you have a fracture of the fourth metacarpal on the right side.There are various surgical bone fixation methods for this kind of fracture, and the plate internal fixation has more advantages, more stable after repositioning, and better repositioning effect.In contrast, the stability of the fracture and the effect of the repositioning may be slightly less.You can talk to your treating doctor about it.