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ALLMedicine™ Mallet Finger Center

Research & Reviews  91 results

Acute Mallet Finger Injuries-A Review.
The Journal of Hand Surgery; Sivakumar BS, Graham DJ et. al.

Dec 13th, 2022 - Acute disruptions of the terminal extensor tendon are common and can result in significant dysfunction if not recognized and treated appropriately. This article provides a topical review of the contemporary literature concerning acute mallet finge...

Management of chronic mallet finger: indications and long-term results of Fowler centra...
Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research : OTSR; Tranier M, Bacle G et. al.

Nov 27th, 2022 - Many surgical techniques have been described to correct the sequelae of chronic mallet fingers (MF), but no clear therapeutic strategy has been defined. We have reported the choice of their management according to the severity of the deformities. ...

Mallet Finger: Two Different Injuries.
Hand Clinics; Giddins G

Aug 20th, 2022 - Mallet injuries, either tendinous or bony, are common. They are often studied together and typically treated in the same way with extension splintage for 6 to 8 weeks. Yet the evidence clearly shows there are different injuries that present in the...

Intervention rates are low after direct discharge from the Edinburgh trauma triage clin...
Injury Mackenzie S, Riddoch F et. al.

Aug 15th, 2022 - The Edinburgh Trauma Triage clinic (TTC) is an established form of Virtual Fracture clinic (VFC) that permits the direct discharge of simple, isolated fractures from the Emergency Department (ED). Small, short-term cohort studies of similar system...

Extensor Tendon Lacerations

Jul 15th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Extensor tendon lacerations of the hand and fingers are quite common constellations of injuries. Most of these acute injuries to the hand present in the emergency department and are frequently treated there. [1] This fact gives...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

Conservative Treatment of Mallet Finger Injury

Apr 21st, 2022 - Comparing outcomes of individuals treated with Kinesiotape and oval 8 versus quick cast for a conservatively managed mallet finger injury. Outcomes include DIP joint extension lag, patient satisfaction and function via the MHQ.

Two Treatment for a Mallet Finger of Tendinous Origin

Apr 2nd, 2019 - A randomized clinical trial, with patients treated either by a custom thermoplastic orthosis or by the Kirschner wire with the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint extended. Evaluating the treatment efficacy of the operation management compared with...

Comparison of New Suture Anchor Technique for Bony Mallet Injury Versus Conservative Treatment

Jul 25th, 2017 - This study aims to compare conservative treatment versus a new suture anchor technique for bony mallet finger in 29 patients who presented to investigators' clinic between 2013 and 2015. Patients were randomly assigned to conservative or surgical ...

Residual Extensor Lag Approximately 1 Month After Splint or Cast Immobilization of a Mallet Finger

Dec 22nd, 2016 - Aim: The purpose of the study is to learn more about how a person recovers after treatment for mallet finger injury. The investigators want to identify the best outcome after mallet finger injury and how to improve treatment strategies. Primary nu...

Extension Block Technique Versus Splinting in Mallet Finger Fracture.

Nov 4th, 2016 - Mallet finger is an avulsion of the extensor tendon at its insertion on the base of the distal phalanx, with or without fracture. Treatment af mallet finger fractures involving more than 1/3 of the articulating surface is controversial. There are ...

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News  3 results

Tips for managing 4 common soft-tissue finger and thumb injuries
MDedge Family Medicine; Caitlin A. Nicholson, MD, Jeremy A. Alland, MD

Jun 13th, 2022 - Finger injuries are often seen in the primary care physician’s office. The evidence—and our experience in sports medicine—indicates that many of these injuries can be managed conservatively with bracing or injection; a subset, however, requires su.

Finger Extension

Dec 12th, 2001 - Case History A 40-year-old male presents to the ED with complaints of inability to extend his finger after a game of touch football, but on physical exam you are able to passively extend it. What is your diagnosis? This is a photo of a mallet fing...

Finger Extension

Dec 12th, 2001 - Case History A 40-year-old male presents to the ED with complaints of inability to extend his finger after a game of touch football, but on physical exam you are able to passively extend it. What is your diagnosis? This is a photo of a mallet fing...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →