A painful swollen finger.

@article{AlHadithy2012APS,
  title={A painful swollen finger.},
  author={Nada Al-Hadithy and Anna T Panagiotidou and Stuart Hamilton},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2012},
  volume={344},
  pages={
          e3441
        }
}
A 44 year old right hand dominant gardener presented to the emergency department with a two day history of a painful right ring finger. On closer questioning he had been weeding and pruning three days before presentation. He had not been wearing gloves but could not recall any unusual event. He had no relevant medical history. On examination, the ring finger was swollen and tender along its length, with a blister on the radial aspect. The finger was warm compared with his other fingers, and… CONTINUE READING
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