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Hand Fracture

Hand consists of small bones of the fingers (phalanges) and the long bones (metacarpals). Any breakage in these bones is termed as hand fracture.

Hand Bone Fracture
Characteristics of Hand Fracture

Cause: Twisting injury OR a fall OR a crush injury OR direct contact in sports.

Symptoms: Severe pain, tenderness and swelling over the hand, inability to move fingers, depressed knuckle, finger crosses over its neighbour when making a partial fist and deformity of the hand along with shortening of finger.

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