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What kind of cast is used for a broken finger?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Splint, not cast
Finger fractures ate not casted but splinted with an aluminum splint.

In brief: Splint, not cast
Finger fractures ate not casted but splinted with an aluminum splint.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Ralph Salvagno
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Usually a splint
Fractured fingers are usually treated with an aluminum or plastic splint on the back side of the finger. Sometimes they are treated by taping the injured finger to the adjacent finger. (buddy taping).

In brief: Usually a splint
Fractured fingers are usually treated with an aluminum or plastic splint on the back side of the finger. Sometimes they are treated by taping the injured finger to the adjacent finger. (buddy taping).
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
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