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==Background==
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*Axial loading force leads to prolonged swelling of PIP
  
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==Diagnosis==
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*X-ray negative
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*A. Volar plate sprain
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**No weakness
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**Rx: buddy tape
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*B. Central slip injury
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**mild extensor weakness
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**may become Boutonniere
  
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==Treatment==
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Dorsal splint extension
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 00:21, 1 May 2012

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

Dorsal splint extension

See Also

Source

  • Tintinalli
  • Atlas of Emergency Medicine