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Hello. my 15 year old son incurred a growth plate fracture to the left little finger. it did not go right through the bone. recovery time?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 37 years experience
Finger fracture: if nondisplaced and not rotated or angulated can be splinted until non tender typically abou t three weeks and then begun on protected range of motion. treatment varies by age, type of fracture and of course displacement and rotation
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