proximal interphalangeal joint


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proximal interphalangeal joint

; PIPJ joint between proximal and intermediate digital phalanges
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Camptodactyly is a nontraumatic flexion contracture of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the little finger with occasional additional involvement of one or more adjacent fingers.
In 9 proximal interphalangeal joints, 4 corrected to normal and 2 to within 15[degrees] of normal.
86% of metacarpophalangeal joints, MCP joints (12 of 14), and 100% of proximal interphalangeal joints, PIP joints (9 of 9), were successfully treated.
The inflammation waxes and wanes over the course of years, resulting in knobbly, painful, inflamed knuckles and finger deformities of the distal and proximal interphalangeal joints.
In this position, the distal interphalangeal joints are extended, the proximal interphalangeal joints are flexed, and the metacarpal joints are extended.
Her hands exhibit Heberden's and Bouchard"s nodes on distal and proximal interphalangeal joints.
Efficacy and Safety of Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum (CCH) in the Treatment of Proximal Interphalangeal Joints in Dupuytren Contracture: Combined Analysis of Four Phase 3 Clinical Trials (Clinical Paper 80, Clinical Paper Session 18: Dupuytren's Disease, Saturday, October 5, 4:10 - 4:16 p.
History and physical examination revealed intense pain, allodynia, hyperpathia, hyperemia, contracture of the wrist, of the metacarpophalangeal joints and of the proximal interphalangeal joints, abnormal sweating, and increased hair growth over the dorsum of the hand, hypoesthesia, dystrophic nail changes and tremor in the right hand.
Motion is only poor or fair in most of the proximal interphalangeal joints of fingers with moderate involvement.

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