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Double dislocation of both interphalangeal joints in the finger. Case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15055322     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report a case of traumatic dislocation of both interphalangeal joints of the ring finger in a 29-year-old male patient, an injury sustained while playing soccer football. Reduction was achieved by closed manipulation, followed by splinting in the "intrinsic plus" position. The joints were stable but had not yet fully recovered their mobility at six months follow-up. The authors survey the literature reports on this rare injury.
Authors:
Hilde Van Ransbeeck; Luc De Smet
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta orthopaedica Belgica     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0001-6462     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Orthop Belg     Publication Date:  2004 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-01     Completed Date:  2004-04-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985165R     Medline TA:  Acta Orthop Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University Hospital Pellenberg, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leuven, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Dislocations / radiography,  rehabilitation*
Finger Injuries / radiography*,  rehabilitation*
Finger Joint / physiopathology,  radiography
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Immobilization*
Injury Severity Score
Male
Manipulation, Orthopedic
Multiple Trauma / radiography,  rehabilitation
Soccer / injuries
Splints
Treatment Outcome

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