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Fractures of the fingers missed or misdiagnosed on poorly positioned or poorly taken radiographs: a retrospective study.

Tuncer S, Aksu N, Dilek H, et al. The Journal of trauma. 2011;71:649-55.

Technically inadequate radiographs were responsible for a significant number of missed diagnoses of finger fractures after hand trauma. The authors of this retrospective study propose recommendations to avert this problem.