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Thumb Spica Splinting eMedicine Procedures

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Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/80146-overview

Description: A thumb spica splint can be used for various injuries that include the following:
* Scaphoid injuries
* Lunate injuries
* First metacarpal fractures
* Injury to the ulnar collateral ligament
* Positioning for de Quervain tenosynovitis Rick Kulkarni, MD Updated: May 5, 2009

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Rick Kulkarni, MD
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Aug 20 2009