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Stone Mountain, GA
A 21-year-old female asked:

I punched a tree and now my knuckle is swollen a hurts. and it wont straighten straight but leans towards the right.

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Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
Surgery - Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Boxer fracture?: Sounds like you may have a boxer's fracture. You need to get in to see a hand/upper extremity surgeon for x-rays and treatment, especially since the fracture may rotated or angulated giving your finger the "lean" to the right.
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Last updated Sep 20, 2017


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