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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 42  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 208-211

Finger avulsion injuries: A report of four cases

Plastic Surgery-Hand Surgery Unit, IBN SINA Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
N Fejjal
Secteur 23, Résidence Nakhil Riad, Immeuble 14, Appartement 4, Hay Riad, Rabat
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5413.40259

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Injury that occurs to a finger wearing a ring though rare can have grave consequences. It is a preventable injury which has a peculiar mode of trauma that is usually occupational. Injury ranges from simple contusion to degloving of soft tissues to traumatic amputation. We hereby report our experience of four cases of finger avulsion injuries due to a ring and discuss their variable clinical presentation and individualized management.

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