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Congential Deficiencies of the Upper Limb POSNA Study Guide

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Description: Objectives
1. Describe the embryology and formation of the upper limb bud
2. Describe the classification for upper limb deficiencies adopted by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand
3. Discuss the timing of prosthetic fitting for failure of transverse formation
4. Discuss strategies for management of failure of longitudinal formation
5. Discuss strategies for management of failure of differentiation
6. Define and discuss strategies for management of clinodactyly and camptodactyly
7. Discuss the pathologic anatomy and strategies for management of delta phalanx
8. Discuss the genetic transmission of ulnar polydactyly
9. Define Madelung's deformity
10. Describe the natural history of congenital trigger thumb

Type: Reference Material
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Institution: POSNA
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jun 11 2009
Last Modified: Sat Aug 08 2009