Baseball Finger Evaluation
Evaluation of baseball finger begins with a medical history and physical examination.
Physical findings in someone with baseball finger may include:
- Finger bruising
- Finger deformity
- Instability of ligaments on stress
- Limited or inability to move a finger joint
- Finger swelling
- Finger tenderness
Testing is required to confirm the diagnosis of baseball finger.
Tests for baseball finger may include:
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