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Volar dislocation of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3958549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient with a volar dislocation of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb is reported in which closed reduction proved impossible because of the interposition of the dorsal capsule, extensor pollicis longus tendon and extensor pollicis brevis tendon in the metacarpophalangeal joint. The collateral ligament was also ruptured. Therefore open reduction is recommended for similar cases.
M Miyamoto; T Hirayama; M Uchida
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh, Scotland)     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0266-7681     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Br     Publication Date:  1986 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-05-22     Completed Date:  1986-05-22     Revised Date:  2011-01-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403839     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Br     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dislocations / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Finger Injuries*
Follow-Up Studies
Metacarpophalangeal Joint / injuries*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Thumb / injuries*,  surgery
Comment In:
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2011 Jan;36(1):79-80   [PMID:  21169308 ]

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