Neuroma formation following digital amputations.

  title={Neuroma formation following digital amputations.},
  author={G T Fisher and John A. Boswick},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={23 2},
One hundred consecutive patients with 144 digital amputations performed at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center between 1978 and 1980 were retrospectively reviewed. In this group, four patients demonstrated painful amputation stumps. Two of these were treated by surgical excision of neuromas and two patients, who had more vague complaints, were treated by desensitization which decreased the sensitivity of their stumps and allowed them to return to work. It is felt that this low… CONTINUE READING

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