Dorsal dislocations of the MCP joint: Assessment and closed reduction

Edward R. McDevitt, William O. Roberts

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Abstract

The clinical signs of simple and complex dorsal dislocations of the metacarpophalangeal joint are different. Recognizing the difference is important, because a simple dislocation can be reduced in closed fashion, whereas a complex injury usually requires surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-76
Number of pages2
JournalPhysician and Sportsmedicine
Volume27
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

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Dorsal dislocations of the MCP joint : Assessment and closed reduction. / McDevitt, Edward R.; Roberts, William O.

In: Physician and Sportsmedicine, Vol. 27, No. 7, 01.01.1999, p. 75-76.

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