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A rare cause for a shortened tingly finger
  1. C I Efrimescu,
  2. A Moore,
  3. S O'Rourke,
  4. R Eager
  1. Emergency Department, Midlands Regional Hospital at Tullamore, Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Catalin-Iulian Efrimescu, Unit 224, 3 Lombard Street East, Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland; catalin_efrimescu{at}

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A young woman presents for a second time to the emergency department (ED) with persistent pain in the wrist and new paraesthesia of the ring and little fingers. She sustained a fall on out stretched hand (FOOSH) injury 2 weeks previously. X-ray examination on the day of the injury was reported as normal. Clinically she has pain over the base of the fourth and fifth metacarpals, ulnar deviation …

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  • Contributors CIE, manuscript writing, photo editing. AM and SO, manuscript writing. RE, manuscript review.

  • Competing interests None.

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