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Table 1 Modified Mayo Scorea

From: Closed reduction of severely angulated Rockwood and Wilkins’ type C thumb Metacarpal Base fractures in children: case series

Category Points Examination Findings
Pain 25 No pain
20 Pain only with weather change
15 Moderate pain on exertion
15 Slight pain with activities of daily living
5 Moderate pain with activities of daily living
0 Pain at rest
Satisfaction 25 Very satisfied
20 Moderately satisfied
10 Unsatisfied but fit for work
0 Unsatisfied and unfit for work
ROM b(IP, MCP, saddle joint) 25 100% of the uninjured thumb
15 75–99% of the uninjured thumb
10 50–74% of the uninjured thumb
5 25–49% of the uninjured thumb
0 0–24% of the uninjured thumb
Pulp-to-palm distance c 25 100% of the uninjured thumb
15 75–99% of the uninjured thumb
10 50–74% of the uninjured thumb
5 25–49% of the uninjured thumb
0 0–24% of the uninjured thumb
Power measurement d 25 100% of the uninjured thumb
15 75–99% of the uninjured thumb
10 50–74% of the uninjured thumb
5 25–49% of the uninjured thumb
0 0–24% of the uninjured thumb
Sensibilitye 25 Normal sensibility
20 Diminished light touch
15 Diminished protective sensation
10 Loss of protective sensation
5 Deep sensation of pressure
0 Without sensation
Final score (points) 135–150 Excellent
120–134 Good
97–119 Fair
< 97 Poor
  1. aReference: Parvizi D, Haas FM. Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University Hospital of Graz, Austria
  2. bRang of movement (sum of IP, MCP, and saddle joint)
  3. cDefined as the distance of the thumb pulp to the metacarpophalangeal furrow of the fifth digit in centimeter
  4. dSum of adduction and pinch grip
  5. eBy Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments
  6. A score of 97 points or better was considered to be a “satisfactory result”