Ring Avulsion Injuries

Matt Jones BMBS, BSc, MRCS; Sameer Gujral MBChB, BSc, MRCS


ePlasty. 2016;16 

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This right hand–dominant teacher sustained a left ring finger avulsion injury, including avulsion of his flexor digitorum profundus tendon, catching his wedding ring climbing down from a fence. There was no fracture. Flexor digitorum superficialis was intact. The digit terminalized at the level of the mid-proximal phalanx.