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Skier's Thumb (cont.)

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Skier's thumb. Fall on outstretched hand after discarding ski pole. Skier's thumb is unlikely with this mechanism of injury.
Skier's thumb. Fall on outstretched hand after discarding ski pole. Skier's thumb is unlikely with this mechanism of injury.

Skier's thumb. Fall on outstretched hand with ski pole in palm of hand. Skier's thumb is possible with this mechanism of injury.
Skier's thumb. Fall on outstretched hand with ski pole in palm of hand. Skier's thumb is possible with this mechanism of injury.

Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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MedscapeReference. Skier's Thumb.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/10/2014
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Injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the thumb were first recognized as an occupational condition in European gamekeepers.

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