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Broken Finger (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

finger injuries, digit, phalanx, metacarpal, index finger, long finger, ring finger, small finger, thumb fracture, mallet finger, finger infection, broken finger

Author and Editor

Author: John P. Cunha, DO

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Hand Anatomy.

AAOS.org. Fracture of the Finger.


Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2012

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