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How can I help finger tendon laceration?

How can I help finger tendon laceration?

Hand specialist: A laceration that extends through to the tendon of a finger is best managed by an orthopedic hand specialist. All the best! ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: tendon laceration?

What is the definition or description of: tendon laceration?

A torn tendon: A tendon laceration is a cut or ripped tendon. This typically causes reduction in motion of the bone that the tendon is connected to. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for tendon laceration?

Hand suergen: Hand surgeon hand surgeon will be the best choice if could not find orthopedic surgeon and or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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When is surgery necessary for a partial tendon laceration?

When is surgery necessary for a partial tendon laceration?

Consult hand surgeon: Typically must be explored and evaluated by a hand surgeon. Repair will be based on area of injury, percent of disruption and what the edges look like. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tendon laceration?

Surgical repair: If the tendon is completely severed, then repair is usually the treatment of choice. You need to consult a specialist for a complete evaluation. Dr l. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with tendon laceration?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with tendon laceration?

Yes: All surgeons, but especially orthopedic surgeons and plastic surgeons, would consider it to be their "bread and butter.". ...Read more

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Is surgery necessary for a partial tendon laceration or does it heal back together on its own?

It could: First let us define what partial rupture means: less than one third of the tendon wedth. Partial tendon laceration could heel on his own. Her the two senario.1- you know the tendon is partially lacerated and you precaution to let heel by it self. 2- you do not know is partially rupture and you my not take the precaution needed to heal it , in this situation it may rupture completely.Thank you. ...Read more

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How much should I get off work due to tendon laceration?

Depends: Time off work mainly depends on the type of work you do. Many people can return to work within a week or two. If your job requires significant work with the hands than you may need more time off. ...Read more

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ER Dr said a tendon was cut from wrist laceration. I can wiggle all fingers but two are numb with limited ability to move. Well I need surgery?

ER Dr said a tendon was cut from wrist laceration. I can wiggle all fingers but two are numb with limited ability to move. Well I need surgery?

Possibly.: You should see a hand specialist to be fully evaluated. Depending on your movement problems and location of the lacerations they may be able to reattach some of the tendons to improve your movement. The numbness suggests nerve damage from swelling or possible cutting from the same injury, there is unlikely much that can be done about this beyond getting the wound cleaned out and infection free. ...Read more

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Tendon Laceration (Definition)

A tendon laceration is a cut or ripped tendon. This typically causes reduction in motion of the bone that the ...Read more