Flexor Profundus Avulsion Seen in athletics. Football player reaching and grabbing a jersey to make the tackle. Early repair required to achieve a good result. Inability to flex the DIP joint. Tenderness at PIP joint. Tendon can retract into the palm. Need good quality lateral & oblique X-ray.
Salter II Fracture Proximal Phalanx Most common physeal fx. Small finger most common. Reduce if needed and splinted 3-4 weeks ulnar gutter. AVN Salter II
Subungual Hematoma Think fracture and nail bed laceration
Mallet Finger Injury
Prevention One person at a time
Prevention Proper fitting safety equipment for the specific sport. Proper fitting safety equipment for the specific sport.