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Finger Dislocation

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by Calvagna M

(Dislocated finger; Dislocation, Finger)



The doctor will ask about your symptoms and how the injury occurred. The injured finger will also be examined.
Your doctor may order an x-ray . This can help rule out broken bones. It may also be used to make sure the bone is back in the correct place.


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine



Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation



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