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Reconstruction of an ulnar-sided thumb in central deficiency: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11172366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The thumb, which is normally located on the radial border of the hand, requires adequate sensibility to perceive its environment and adequate mobility to oppose to the other digits. We present a case in which the most ulnar digit of the hand was surgically augmented to function as a thumb.
Authors:
K A Segalman; M A McClinton; M S Anthony
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of hand surgery     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0363-5023     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Am     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-22     Completed Date:  2001-07-05     Revised Date:  2009-06-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609631     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Fingers / abnormalities*,  radiography,  surgery
Hand Deformities, Congenital / genetics*,  radiography,  surgery
Hand Strength / physiology
Humans
Male
Motor Skills / physiology
Postoperative Complications / radiography
Thumb / abnormalities*,  radiography,  surgery

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