SINGLE FINGER AMPUTATIONS

SINGLE FINGER AMPUTATIONS

Thumb, amputation of

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

With metacarpal resection

40 - 30
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

At metacarpophalangeal joint or through proximal phalanx

30 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

At distal joint or through distal phalanx

20 - 20

Index finger, amputation of

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

With metacarpal resection (more than one-half the bone lost)

30 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Without metacarpal resection, at proximal interphalangeal joint or proximal thereto

20 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Through long phalanx or at distal joint

10 - 10

Long finger, amputation of

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

With metacarpal resection (more than one-half the bone lost)

20 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Without metacarpal resection, at proximal interphalangeal joint or proximal thereto

10 - 10

Ring finger, amputation of

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

With metacarpal resection (more than one-half the bone lost)

20 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Without metacarpal resection, at proximal interphalangeal joint or proximal thereto

10 - 10

Little finger, amputation of

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

With metacarpal resection (more than one-half the bone lost)

20 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Without metacarpal resection, at proximal interphalangeal joint or proximal thereto

10 - 10

Note: The single finger amputation ratings are the only applicable ratings for amputations of whole or part of single fingers.

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