Mallet Finger (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
Contact doctor immediately to evaluate the injury to determine the need for X-ray films, and to repair any deep cuts. The doctor may recommend an appointment with a hand surgeon for further evaluation, splinting, or surgery.
A doctor may instruct a person with mallet finger to go to a hospital's emergency department for further evaluation.
Sachin J Shah, MD
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