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Joint Reduction Thumb Dislocation eMedicine Procedures

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Description: Despite the inherent stability of the joints of the thumb, the vulnerable anatomic position of the first phalangis often subjects the joints to mechanical strain that leads to subluxation or dislocation of the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and interphalangeal (IP) joints.
Despite the inherent stability of the joints of the thumb, the vulnerable anatomic position of the first phalangis often subjects the joints to mechanical strain that leads to subluxation or dislocation of the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and interphalangeal (IP) joints.
Rodriguez & Davenport 2007

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Author/Contact: Rodriguez & Davenport
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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