Fact Sheets

  • Mutilating Hand Injuries

    A mutilating hand injury is severe damage to the hand. It will make it hard or impossible to use the hand. The injury may include damage to bones, tendons, soft tissues, nerves, and skin. It can become a life-threatening condition. If you have this type of injury, call for medical help right away. Immediate care may result in a better repair. It can also decrease the chance of further damage. Serious infections and long term disability can develop without care.