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Posted by: Travis | 2010-06-29

Broken Hand

Hi, I got a pin inserted into my hand as the 5thcorpal was broken as the days have progressed the pin is pushing out the left side of my hand. it is now from going to under my skin to about 12mm out of my skin should i be woried

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you should have it attended to : with the pin extruding out of the skin an infection can start into the bone and the fixation of the fracture may be lost. You should see your surgeon as soon as possible

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