Swollen finger

boutonniere deformity

Boutonniere Deformity

A boutonniere deformity or buttonhole deformity is an injury to a tendon in one of the fingers, resulting in a deformed shape. This usually occurs after an impact to a bent finger. Here we explain the causes, symptoms, and treatments of Boutonniere deformity. Boutonniere deformity symptoms Symptoms include pain at the time of injury. Tenderness …

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Broken finger

Broken finger

A broken finger is a break or fracture in any one of the 3 small phalange bones which make up each finger. It is common in contact sports and usually caused by direct impact or trauma. Symptoms A broken finger will be the result of some kind of impact or collision. The athlete will feel …

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Sprained finger

Sprained Finger

A sprained finger occurs when the finger is bent in some way causing damage to the ligaments which connect bones together. It is a common injury in sport. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment for a finger sprain. Sprained finger symptoms Finger sprain symptoms include pain in the finger at the time of …

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Jersey finger tendons

Jersey Finger

Jersey finger is a tear of one of the flexor tendons in the tip of the finger. It is common in contact sports, especially Rugby and American Football and results in the tendon bunching at the base of the finger. Jersey finger symptoms Pain in the fingertip. Inability to bend the finger normally, although it …

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Trigger finger

Trigger Finger & Trigger Thumb

Trigger Finger is a form of tenosynovitis which results in your finger becoming bent in towards the palm of the hand. It can also occur in the thumb, known as trigger thumb. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment for triggering of fingers and thumbs. Symptoms Symptoms of trigger finger include pain at the …

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