Author(s): Vijayan Balakrishnan1
Blast hand injuries represent a wide spectrum of wounds associated with a distinct pattern. Thumb is the most common finger to get injured in blast injuries (IP joint being commonest and least being CMC joint1 ) with next common being index finger. 1 The mechanism of injury varies from Hyperextension to hyper abduction with severity ranging from lacerations to even complete amputation. The average economic loss per injured worker was INR. 6900 for workers in the wage range of INR.5400 to 19,200.