NC58.2/S67 Crushing injury of hand



Crushing injury of the hand is usually caused by a direct force to the hand, such as being pinched or caught in a door or crushing objects between the fingers.


Diagnosis of a crushing injury of the hand is typically made through physical examination and imaging, such as X-rays or MRI. The doctor will examine the hand and check for swelling, tenderness, discoloration, and range of motion.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis of a crushing injury of the hand includes fractures, ligament tears, tendon tears, and nerve damage.


Treatment of a crushing injury of the hand may include rest, ice, elevation, and pain medication. In more severe cases, surgery may be needed to repair the damaged tissues.


The prognosis for a crushing injury of the hand depends on the severity of the injury. With proper treatment, most people make a full recovery.

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