mallet finger


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mal·let fin·ger

n. dedo de la mano en martillo.
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The mallet finger was caused by the rupture of the terminal tendon at its distal insertion on the dorsal aspect of the distal phalangeal base and resulted in the flexion of the DIPJ.
Cekic Parmak (Mallet Finger) deformitesi, ekstansor tendonun santral silibinin distal falanks tabaninda avulsiyonu veya ekstansor zon I seviyesinde laserasyonu nedeniyle gelisir (1).
Bony mallet finger is a common injuries of the hand which often occurs during a ball game.
A common example is a distal avulsion of the ED from the distal phalanx ("mallet finger"), with or without an avulsion fracture.
After back-up officers arrived on the scene PC Mitchell was taken to hospital where he was treated for a "mallet finger", which he described as "bent" and "extremely painful".
Mallet finger patients cannot extend the distal interphalangeal joint.
Answer: The basketball player has mallet finger (C).
Because of the asymmetry of these tendon insertions, the clinical manifestation of this injury in the young mimics a mallet finger and a clinodactyly deformity.
The same day, she went to her general practitioner who diagnosed mallet finger. Mallet finger is a finger deformity caused when a certain tendon (the extensor tendon) is damaged.
Aimed at junior doctors new to plastic surgery, this guide proffers advice primarily on the immediate management of emergency hand trauma and covers local anesthetic blocks, nail-bed injuries, mallet finger, nerve injuries, tendon injuries, hand fractures, crush injuries, replants and revascularizations, penetrating foreign bodies, extravasation injuries, high-pressure injection injuries, and deliberate self-harm.
The same applies to mallet finger, in which the extension tendon is avulsed off the distal end (for example, when a baseball collides with the fingertip).
One type is Mallet finger, in which a blow to the end of the finger forces the distal phalanx into flexion; this results in an extensor tendon rupture in the skeletally mature athlete or a Salter fracture in the skeletally immature athlete, with pain and swelling in the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint.