oa South African Family Practice - Avulsion injury of the Flexor Digitorum Profundus of the left ring finger : review article

Volume 46, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... Dear Colleague, Re: Your patient with a painful swollen and red left ring finger Thank you for your referral of Mr. F de B a 22 year old right hand dominant medical student who presents with a painful swollen red and non functioning left ring finger after a game of rugby five days previously. Mr. de B noticed that his left ring finger became very suddenly painful and started swelling soon after tackling an opponent. Detailed questioning revealed that he grab his opponent by the collar with his left hand when he suddenly felt the sharp pain in his finger ..

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