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Causes and Treatment for Finger Tip Contracture

What is a mallet finger? Mallet finger is a finger deformity that occurs when the extensor tendon (the tendon that allows the finger to straighten) at the fingertip is stretched/ torn. As a result, the injured finger cannot be straightened and will bend inwards towards the palm (droop). Pain, swelling, and bruising of the finger

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Why does my finger “Get stuck”?

What is a trigger finger? Trigger finger, a type of stenosing tenosynovitis, is a condition in which your fingers catch or lock when you bend them, causing them to get stuck in a bent position. It can affect more than one finger at a time, and when the thumb is affected, it is called trigger

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Sarah Taylor

Obstetrics & Gynaecology