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Your doctor will refer you to an orthopedic or hand surgeon. They will tell you whether you need surgery.

Typically, partial injuries to the ligament are immobilized for several weeks, while complete tears of the ligament usually need surgery.

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Skier's Thumb from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 25, 2020

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Skier's Thumb from eMedicineHealth

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