oa South African Family Practice - MP-joint dislocation of the thumb : review article



Extracted from text ... Dear Colleague, RE: Your patient with a painful dislocated MP-joint of the right thumb Thank you for the referral of Mrs. R J J a thirty-three year old right hand dominant housewife, who slipped and fell on a wet floor injuring her right thumb. She noticed that her right thumb was deformed at the metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint level. The thumb was very tender. She also noticed a swelling on the volar aspect of her thumb. On examination one finds a hyperextended position of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the right thumb with a hard "nodule" on the volar aspect of the ..


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