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The conservative treatment of mallet finger with a simple splint: a case report.
  1. A Maitra,
  2. B Dorani
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne.

    Abstract

    Sixty patients with mallet finger deformity were randomly treated with either a Stack or a custom-made padded aluminium alloy malleable finger splint. Both splints were equally effective in correcting the deformity but the aluminium alloy splint was able to be fitted to a wider variety of finger shapes and sizes and caused significantly fewer skin complications.

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