Website malfunction: a case report highlighting the danger of using electrical insulating tape for buddy strapping. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • A case of injury to the third web space of the right hand of a rugby player, as a result of buddy strapping with electrical insulating tape of the little and ring finger, is presented. A deep laceration of the web space and distal palmar fascia resulted, necessitating wound exploration and repair. This case highlights the danger of using electrical insulating tape as a means to buddy strap fingers.

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publication date

  • December 1, 2010