Tag: Mallet finger

Mallet Finger

Mallet Finger Mechanism: Forceful flexion of distal phalanx results in disruption of extensor apparatus. Patients often present with a flexor deformity. Pathophysiology: This is classified as a type of zone 1 injury involving the DIP joint. 4 Types: Type 1: closed without fracture Type 2: Open tendon laceration without fracture Type 3: Open tendon injury …

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