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2Indications

The majority of these lesions can be treated by closed reduction and splinting for 6 weeks, leaving the DIP joint free ...

Nonoperative treatment

The majority of these lesions can be treated by closed reduction and splinting for 6 weeks, leaving the DIP joint free for active mobilization. Encourage the patient actively to flex and extend the DIP joint, which allows healing of the lateral band in the right position.