Advertisement

Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Kapila Mendis
Chapter
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Abstract

Soft tissue injuries comprise a significant amount of hand trauma injuries. Knowledge of commonly injured structures and how best to manage them is crucial.

Keywords

Fingertip Nailbed Seymour Digital nerve 

References

  1. 1.
    Ramirez MA, Means KR. Digital soft tissue trauma: a concise primer of soft tissue reconstruction of traumatic hand injuries. Iowa Orthop J. 2011;31:110–20.PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Allen MJ. Conservative management of finger tip injuries in adults. Hand. 1980;12:257–65.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Bennet JE. Skin and soft tissue injuries of the hand in children. Pediatr Clin N Am. 1975;22(2):443–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Seymour N. Juxta-epiphyseal fracture of the terminal phalanx of the finger. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1966;48(2):347–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Leddy JP, Packer JW. Avulsion of the profundus tendon insertion in athletes. J Hand Surg. 1977;2:66–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kapila Mendis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plastic SurgeryRoyal Free HospitalLondonUK

Personalised recommendations