Jersey finger

Case contributed by Dr Salem Bauones

Presentation

Rugby injury.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Longitudinal US images of the left little finger demonstrate avulsion of the bony insertion (P3) of the flexor digitorum profundus (FDP). The tendon fibers appear intact.

X-ray

Avulsion fracture of the base of the distal phalanx of the left little finger on its palmar aspect .

Photo

Bruising and swelling over the distal part of the palmar aspect of the left little finger.

Case Discussion

Findings are compatible with Jersey finger (Rugby finger).

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Case information

rID: 26251
Published: 8th Dec 2013
Last edited: 23rd Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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