Background: Ring avulsion injuries can vary in severity from mere breach of the skin through to complete amputation or degloving. Management of the more severe injuries remains controversial in deciding whether to salvage or amputate. Method: Six cases managed between 1991 and 1997 are presented. Results: Results were comparable to the larger series published. Conclusion: Referral to a microsurgical unit and attempted repair where possible are recommended.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Jul 1999|
- Finger injuries