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[OCOSH Code: D001174 287874005 OP_AD_OF]
Arthritis- Rheumatoid thumb IP fusion with a Herbert screwLocation: http://www.e-hand.com/img/img00021.htm
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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