Jammed finger after Cricket ball Injury

In a cricket playing country , a common presentation is inability to flex the finger after getting hit with ball.
In the absence of early and appropriate treatment, the finger may loose the movements . Early visit to a hand surgeon will be beneficial .
The treatment begins with an appropriate magnified x-ray view of the injured finger.
The joint may be fractured and also dislocated.
The HAND Surgeon will assess the extent of injury and its displacement . The treatment may be a moulded external support without surgery or it may require some kind of surgery .
But it is mandatory to visit a specialist HAND SURGEON early in case of inability to completely move the finger .

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