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Dislocation of the finger

Also known as Finger Dislocation and Dislocated Finger

Dislocation of the finger is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with dislocation of the finger, 79% report having hand or finger pain, 38% report having hand or finger swelling, and 18% report having hand or finger stiffness or tightness. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of dislocation of the finger are hand or finger pain, hand or finger swelling, hand or finger stiffness or tightness, and hysterical behavior, although you may still have dislocation of the finger without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with dislocation of the finger often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, application of splint, suturing of wound, occupational therapy assessment, other non-or therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system, orthopedic casting and culture wound .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with dislocation of the finger include cefazolin, povidone iodine topical (betadine), tocilizumab (actemra), pentazocine (talwin), neomycin (septa), pirbuterol (maxair), ketamine, acellular pertussis vaccine / diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine and fluocinonide topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for dislocation of the finger include sex == male age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years almost never get dislocation of the finger.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
1.0x
15-29 years
2.1x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
0.6x
75+ years
0.4x

Sex

Male
1.7x
Female
0.4x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.1x
Hispanic
1.0x
White
1.0x
Other
0.8x
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