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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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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Finger felon cellulitis

Cellulitis Infection – Finger Felon

Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the superficial and deep layers of the skin. In the fingertip, this is known as a felon. It is often caused by a small injury to the end of the finger which can make it painful and swell up. Read more about this infection and how to treat 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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