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How to treat a fractured thumb?

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Dr. Michael Jones
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on

Location and type of fracture.
See your doctor, this should be xrayed.

In brief: Depends on

Location and type of fracture.
See your doctor, this should be xrayed.
Dr. Michael Jones
Dr. Michael Jones
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Thumb fractures

Can involve the articular surface, a tendon attachment, or be assocaited with an unappreciated loss of motion, typical treatment may involve splint or thumb spica cast even when it seems late.
Of course there are surgical options too but a ot dpends upon specifics i, the presence of shortening or malroation or loss of abduction and what pattern the X-ray reveals all factor in.

In brief: Thumb fractures

Can involve the articular surface, a tendon attachment, or be assocaited with an unappreciated loss of motion, typical treatment may involve splint or thumb spica cast even when it seems late.
Of course there are surgical options too but a ot dpends upon specifics i, the presence of shortening or malroation or loss of abduction and what pattern the X-ray reveals all factor in.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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