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Broken Hand


Presentation

  • If you feel this occur, it is a good idea to stop what you’re doing and examine your hand. [1] The popping sensation isn’t always present when a knuckle is broken.[wikihow.com]
Pain
  • The Spartans went 4-1 without Ward and also beat Ohio State after he tried to play through the pain briefly in the second half of that game.[eu.freep.com]
  • Question Is my knuckle broken if I get pains shooting up my finger to the tip? It might be, sharp pains from a broken knuckle can shoot throughout your hand. Question If I felt a bad pain in my knuckle and I couldn't move my hand for many days.[wikihow.com]
  • The respective finger may be misaligned, and movement of that finger may be limited and painful.[en.wikipedia.org]
Swelling
  • The swelling will be centered around your broken knuckle and may spread out to the rest of your hand. The swelling from a broken knuckle may be severe.[wikihow.com]
  • Treatment [ edit ] Ice is applied to relieve pain and swelling. Any open wounds are cleansed to avoid infection.[en.wikipedia.org]
Falling
  • You can break your knuckle while falling down, working with machines or doing any activity that exposes your hand to trauma.[wikihow.com]
Fracture
  • Sometimes, Ward was winded, but he showed the ability to catch the ball with a combination brace and pad on the left hand he suffered a hairline fracture in against Ohio State on Feb. 17.[eu.freep.com]
  • […] writers assert that boxer's fracture and bar room fracture are distinct terms representing injuries to different bones, this distinction seems to have been lost and most medical professionals now describe any metacarpal fracture as a "boxer's fracture[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Some doctors now call a broken knuckle a “brawler’s fracture” instead of a “boxer’s fracture” because boxers prevent broken knuckles by wearing protective gear.[wikihow.com]
Blonde Hair
  • Her dirty blonde hair was partly done up in braided cornrows, and she had a black leather bag slung over her shoulder. Casual: She arrived in a rumpled black hoodie and a long pair of gray sweatpants with black sneakers Ouch![dailymail.co.uk]
Suggestibility
  • LeBron James has never missed a playoff game because of an injury and had that information gotten out there, perhaps some people would've latched on to it as a suggestion that 'Oh LeBron's already giving himself an out.'[sportingnews.com]
  • Rumors suggested she would be going on hiatus from the WWE to start a family with her husband, Travis Browne. The fighter later confirmed the news on Monday, when she posted a picture to Instagram of her and Travis kissing, bathing in shadow.[dailymail.co.uk]
Rabies
  • References [ edit ] a b c Raby, Nigel; Berman, Laurence; Morley, Simon; Lacey, Gerald de (2014). Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide E-Book. Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 163. ISBN 9780702050312.[en.wikipedia.org]
Tingling
  • You may find it difficult to move your hand if it gets swollen enough. [5] When your knuckle starts to swell, you may experience a tingling or numb sensation as well.[wikihow.com]

Treatment

  • Treatment [ edit ] Ice is applied to relieve pain and swelling. Any open wounds are cleansed to avoid infection.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • If you feel a sharp pain shoot through your hand, you most likely have a severe broken knuckle. 5 Seek treatment. If you suspect that your knuckle is broken, then see a doctor or visit an emergency room as soon as possible to get treated.[wikihow.com]

Prognosis

  • [ edit ] A healed fracture of the neck of the 5th metacarpal Prognosis for these fractures is generally good, with total healing time not exceeding 12 weeks.[en.wikipedia.org]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology [ edit ] Hand and wrist injuries are reported to account for fifteen to twenty percent of emergency room injuries, and metacarpal fractures represent a significant number of those injuries.[en.wikipedia.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Your brain can shut down the muscles around a severe injury to prevent further damage.[wikihow.com]
  • Prevention [ edit ] Boxers and other combat athletes routinely use hand wraps and boxing gloves to help stabilize the hand, greatly reducing pain and risk of injury during impact.[en.wikipedia.org]

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