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==Treatment==
 
==Treatment==
Dorsal splint extension
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*Dorsal [[Finger Splint]] in extension
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
*[[Hand Non-Fracture DDx]]
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*[[Radiograph-Negative Hand and Finger Injuries]]
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==

Revision as of 06:24, 4 January 2014

Background

  • Axial loading force leads to prolonged swelling of PIP

Diagnosis

  • X-ray negative
  • A. Volar plate sprain
    • No weakness
    • Rx: buddy tape
  • B. Central slip injury
    • mild extensor weakness
    • may become Boutonniere

Treatment

See Also

Source

  • Tintinalli
  • Atlas of Emergency Medicine