Jammed Finger Workup

Updated: Aug 29, 2023
  • Author: Thomas H Trojian, MD; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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Laboratory and Imaging Studies

Laboratory studies

Laboratory studies are not indicated for the diagnosis of PIP joint injuries.

Imaging studies

Obtain anteroposterior, lateral, and oblique radiographs of the injured digit. Radiographic interpretation includes assessing the PIP joint for dislocation, subluxation, and fractures.