Ring Avulsion Injuries: About Three Cases And Review of the Literature

Naoufal El Ghoul, Rhita Salah, Omar Zaddoug, Azzelarab Bennis, Ali Zine, Mohamed Benchakroun, Mansour Tanane, Salim Bouabid


Ring avulsions are rare and represent a wide variety of soft tissue and bone injuries, ranging from circumferential lacerations with or without vascular involvement to complete amputations. Treatment options are variable and depend on the injury pattern as well as functional and aesthetic requirements. We hereby report three cases of ring avulsions in three young males; all classified Urbaniak III, two treated with a revision amputation and the other with intrapalmar ray resection. In last follow-up of 12 months, the three patients were satisfied with cosmetic as well as functional results.


Amputation, Finger, Ray resection, Ring avulsion, Revision amputation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.abcmed.v.10n.3p.20


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