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miércoles, 7 de octubre de 2020

Subungual Hematomas

CanadiEM - By Levi Johnston - October 6, 2020
  1. What is the medical name for this injury?
  2. What are the clinically relevant features of nail anatomy?
  3. What other injuries are important to rule out that are commonly associated with this injury?
  4. Does this patient need an X-ray of the affected digit?
  5. Some subungual hematomas will require a procedure called nail trephination. What is nail trephination? Describe the indications, contraindications, potential complications, and procedure.​
  6. Does the fingernail need to be removed to rule-out a nail bed laceration?
  7. If the patient has an associated distal phalanx fracture, what is the management?
  8. What would your discharge instructions be?