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Fingertip Amputations Evaluation
- Nail avulsion: partial or total loss of nail
- Nailbed laceration: a cut to the skin underneath the nail
- Growth plate injury: where the nail grows from
- Crushing injury: often there is an underlying fracture in the bone in the fingertip.
- Tissue loss
Tests that may be used to evaluate fingertip amputation include:
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PubMed Fingertip Amputations References
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- Liang HW, Chen SY, Hsu JH, Chang CW. Work-related upper limb amputations in Taiwan, 1999-2001. Am J Ind Med. 2004 Dec;46(6):649-55. 
- McClure SK, Shaughnessy WJ. Farm-related limb amputations in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Mar-Apr;25(2):133-7. 
- Rosen RC. Digital amputations. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2005 Jul;22(3):343-63.