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Arthritis- Rheumatoid thumb IP fusion with a Herbert screw

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There are many methods to fuse interphalangeal joints. In this case, a Herbert screw was used for arthrodesis fixation of an unstable thumb interphalangeal joint. This case also demonstrates the eponychial splitting approach to the joint.

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