Font Size
A
A
A

Skier's Thumb (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

gamekeeper's thumb, gamekeeper thumb, skier's thumb, skier thumb, thumb sprain, sprained thumb, thumb pain, hand injury

Medical Author:
Coauthor:

Must Read Articles Related to Skier's Thumb

Finger Infection
Finger Infection Finger infections can be caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses. Types of finger infections include paronychia, felon, herpetic whitlow, cellulitis, infect...learn more >>
Finger Injuries
Finger Injuries Finger injuries can vary from small cuts, lacerations, puncture wounds, broken bones, dislocations, sprains, strains, nerve injuries, jammed fingers, and animal...learn more >>

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Skier's Thumb:

Skier's Thumb - Causes

What was the cause of your skier's thumb?





Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Skier's Thumb »

Injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the thumb were first recognized as an occupational condition in European gamekeepers.

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary