Mallet finger

Often due to rupturing the extensor tendon at the attachment to the finger close to the base of the nail. Normally caused by stubbing the finger leading to difficulty in straightening the far joint of the finger. Recommended treatment is immobilisation of the fair joint of the finger for at least 6 weeks.

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