Imaging Case of the Week 196

The following x-rays are from a 35 year old who has been experiencing left thumb pain and swelling for a couple of months. The patient received a dog bite to the same thumb prior to the onset of symptoms and had taken oral antibiotics for 7 days initially. What can you note from these images?Left thumb frontal x-rayLateral x-ray left thumbAnswer will be posted on 16/03/2016.

With thanks to Dr. Franko Dragojevic for the images.