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Mallet finger

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk

Presentation

Post trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Palmar flexion in left middle finger distal inter phalangeal joint is observed on lateral view radiograph suggesting injury to extensor mechanism and in keeping with Mallet finger.

No evidence of associated avulsion fracture. 

Case Discussion

Mallet finger

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Case information

rID: 73447
Published: 9th Jan 2020
Last edited: 11th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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