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Mallet Finger Topic Guide

Mallet Finger 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.