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Simultaneous dorsal dislocation of the interphalangeal joints in ring finger with proximal interphalangeal joint dislocation of the middle finger: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16568526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 30-year-old amateur goalkeeper sustained simultaneous dislocation of the proximal and distal interphalangeal joints of the ring finger and of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger following a hyperextension injury. This was reduced under a local anaesthetic. Neighbour finger strapping and early mobilisation achieved an excellent functional outcome when reviewed at eight weeks after the initial injury.
Authors:
S Shyamsundar; W Macsween
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0218-8104     ISO Abbreviation:  Hand Surg     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-28     Completed Date:  2006-06-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602613     Medline TA:  Hand Surg     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
York District Hospital, Wigginton Road, York, Y031 8HE, UK. sshyamsundar@lycos.co.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Dislocations / radiography,  surgery*
Finger Injuries / radiography,  surgery*
Humans
Male

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