Mallet Finger Topic Guide
Mallet Finger: Mallet finger is an injury to the outermost joint of a finger. Causes of mallet finger include tendon damage, small, or large fractures. Symptoms of mallet finger include pain, swelling, redness, tenderness, and the inability to extend the injured finger. Treatment for mallet finger depends on the severity of the injury.
Broken Hand Broken hand (fractures) are caused by trauma to the hand, crush injuries, falls, sports injuries, improper use of tools, and workplace injuries. Broken hand is usually diagnosed with an X-ray. Treatment of a broken hand depends on the bone or bones that were fractured.