mallet finger


mal·​let finger ˈmal-ət- How to pronounce mallet finger (audio)
: involuntary flexion of the distal phalanx of a finger caused by avulsion of the extensor tendon

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“Mallet finger.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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