Finger is Out of Joint Evaluation
Evaluation of a finger dislocation begins with a medical history and physical examination.
Physical findings in someone with a finger dislocation may include:
- Poor circulation to the fingers
- Inability to move the finger normally
- Severe bruising or swelling
- Severe pain with motion
- Severe tenderness over the finger joint
- Numbness and tingling
Finger x-rays are required to evaluate a finger dislocation and to identify whether the bone is fractured.
Tests that may be used to evaluate a finger dislocation include:
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