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Gamekeeper's thumb

Gamekeeper's thumb: Introduction

Gamekeeper's thumb: A chronic injury to the ligament that joins the thumb to the other hand bones and stops it from pulling too far away from the hand. Soccer players and skiers are most likely to develop this the type of injury. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gamekeeper's thumb is available below.

Symptoms of Gamekeeper's thumb

  • Pain at base of thumb
  • Swelling at base of thumb
  • Difficulty gripping objects
  • Bruising at base of thumb
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Treatments for Gamekeeper's thumb

  • Varies depending on the severity of the condition but can involve resting the thumb, splinting or surgery
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Causes of Gamekeeper's thumb

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  1. Gamekeeper's thumb: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments

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