Difference between revisions of "Jammed finger"

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*Axial loading force leads to prolonged swelling of PIP
 
*Axial loading force leads to prolonged swelling of PIP
  
==Diagnosis==
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==Clinical Features==
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==Differential Diagnosis==
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{{Hand and finger injury DDX}}
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==Evaluation==
 
*X-ray negative
 
*X-ray negative
*A. Volar plate sprain
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*Volar plate sprain
 
**No weakness
 
**No weakness
**Rx: buddy tape
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**Treatment: buddy tape
*B. Central slip injury
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*Central slip injury
 
**mild extensor weakness
 
**mild extensor weakness
**may become Boutonniere
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**may become [[boutonniere deformity|Boutonniere]]
  
==Treatment==
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==Management==
 
*Dorsal [[Finger Splint]] in extension
 
*Dorsal [[Finger Splint]] in extension
  
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*[[Radiograph-Negative Hand and Finger Injuries]]
 
*[[Radiograph-Negative Hand and Finger Injuries]]
  
==Source==
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==References==
*Tintinalli
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*Atlas of Emergency Medicine
 
*Atlas of Emergency Medicine
  
[[Category:Ortho]]
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[[Category:Orthopedics]]
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[[Category:Sports Medicine]]
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[[Category:Symptoms]]

Latest revision as of 16:32, 18 October 2019