PIPJ

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PIPJProximal Interphalangeal Joint
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Two months later (February 2013), the patient's rheumatoid arthritis flared, with significant bilateral hand tenderness, swelling, and synovitis in metacarpal phalangeal joints and proximal interphalangeal joints.
3,5) Hammertoe deformity occurs when the balance of power surrounding the lesser MTPJ is lost and contraction occurs at the proximal interphalangeal joint.
The patient had swelling near the proximal interphalangeal joint.
22) Likewise, resistance of the long finger proximal interphalangeal joint (IPJ) to flexion--a maneuver performed with elbow fully extended--assesses compression from the fibrous arcade of the flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS).
Shinji Yoshioka &Yoshitaka Hamada & Shinjiro Takata& Hiroaki Takai & Natsuo Yasui An Osteochondroma Limiting Flexion of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint in Hereditary Multiple Exostosis: a Case Report HAND (2010) 5: 299-302.
5, as did swelling of the proximal interphalangeal joint and the wrist.
Tranferring the flexor superficialis tendon: technical considerations in the prevention of proximal interphalangeal joint disability.
She had first noticed an asymptomatic smaller, ring-like skin lesion at the base of the fourth finger above the dorsum of the right hand 2 years earlier, which gradually increased in size to attain its present size, involving almost the entire fourth finger with its nail plate and third finger up to the proximal interphalangeal joint.
An aberrant lumbrical muscle with abnormal origin or insertion may be the principal cause for compatodactyly which is a painless flexion contracture of the proximal interphalangeal joint that is a gradually progressive condition.
Management of proximal interphalangeal joint injuries.
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