Mamma Mia: Finger Injury in a Basketball Player in the Italian Professional League

Cureus. 2019 Aug 7;11(8):e5334. doi: 10.7759/cureus.5334.


In many professional sports, the dexterity and importance of the player's hands are crucial for optimal importance. The health and treatment of injuries focuses on protection while providing the ability to function. This is a case of a professional basketball player whose team was fighting for a playoff position in the Italian basketball league. Other common finger tendon injuries are also reviewed to help keep a broad differential diagnosis in mind when evaluating patients.

Keywords: finger tendon injuries; sagittal band injury; sport medicine.

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  • Case Reports