Glass cut to the palm of a 1 year old

This is the story of a 1 year 4 month old twin who was playing with his brother when the glass he was carrying fell and shattered. As this happened the little one fell onto one of the chards which pierced his palm. The skin injury was 1cm across and when they presented to the first emergency department they wanted to simply stitch the wound closed. His folks then decided to call their paediatrician and they were referred to Sandton ER. The position of the finger immediately gives away an injury more severe than just a skin laceration. Surgical exploration revealed that both tendons to the middle finger and the two common digital nerves were cut. It is important to never underestimate the d

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