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Trauma

Arm amputee options: high tech prosthesis

Forget about bulky and barely usable prosthesis!
High tech has come to aid finger amputees.

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Trauma

Celebrities missing fingers: Daryl Hannah

While watching A Walk to Remember, I kept asking the same question: who is this ugly actress?

She turned out to be Daryl Hannah (b. 1960).

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Medical History

Month Five: The Split Fingernail

It’s the fifth month after amputation.

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Trauma

Playing music without fingers

Please welcome amputee musician.

Fyodor Shestiperov (b. 1953), a Russian accordion and guitar player, missing four fingers on his right hand.

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Medical History

Month Four: A dent in the regrowing fingernail

Twelve weeks have passed since my thumb lost its tip.

As you can see, the removed fingernail is slowly growing back.

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Trauma

Voluntary amputation: toe bone removal

Plastic surgeons are offering a new procedure to their customers. It is called toe tuck, and it involves shortening or complete removal of bone inside toe pinky.

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Trauma

Celebrities missing fingers: Waqar Younis

Another sportsman, missing a finger.

Waqar Younis Maitla, cricket fast bowler.

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Medical History

Month Three: The shape

Two months has passed since the thumb tip amputation. The nail is slowly growing back.

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Trauma

Amputation in disguise: Diabetes

Another condition may result in amputation. It is called diabetic foot, and as the name suggests, diabetes is the cause.

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Regeneration

Children can regrow lost finger tips

Many observations confirm children can regrow cut off finger tips. That’s not a rare miracle.

It’s a fact. Most children up to the age of 12 can regrow amputated digits. On one important condition.