History: 28 year-old male injured his thumb in an automobile accident when the airbag deployed. He sustained a fracture of the thumb metacarpal base (Bennett fracture). Based on the best evidence available, he elected for percutaneous surgical treatment.
Diagnosis: Right thumb Bennett fracture
Treatment: Right thumb percutaneous pinning and cast
Outcome: After completing the cast and having the pins removed he recovered full motion and strength without any functional limitations.