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What are the common presenting symptoms of hand bone fracture?

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Dr. Bruce Prager
Sports Medicine 43 years experience
Hand fracture: If the fracture is subtle then there may just be little or no swelling. The more severe the fracture the more swelling you will see. There also may be a gross deformity present if the fracture is displaced.
Dr. Randy Hauck
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Pain and swelling: Most fractures cause pain and tenderness at the site. Bruising is often present and if the bones are displaced or moved, there will be a deformity.
Last updated Dec 16, 2014
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