proximal interphalangeal joint


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proximal interphalangeal joint

; PIPJ joint between proximal and intermediate digital phalanges
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The FDL was transected at the level of the proximal interphalangeal joint, passed plantar-to-dorsal through a drill hole centrally located in the base of the proximal phalanx, and sutured to the tendon of the EDL (Fig.
TABLE 2 Static 2-point discrimination for hand and wrist (14,15) Distance in mm Location Normal Diminished Absent Distal to DIPJ 3-5 6-10 10+ Between DIPJ and PIPJ 3-6 7-10 10+ Central palm 6-9 10-20 20+ Base of palm and wrist 7-10 11-20 20+ DIPJ, distal interphalangeal joint; PIPJ, proximal interphalangeal joint.
Involvement of 1-3 "small" joints (defined as metacarpophalangeal joints, proximal interphalangeal joints, second to fifth metatarsophalangeal joints, thumb interphalangeal joints, and wrists) gets 2 points, regardless of large-joint involvement; involvement of 4-10 small joints gets 3 points.
There is progressive flexion of the proximal interphalangeal joints (PIP) with extension of both the metatarsal phalangeal (MTP) and distal interphalangeal joints (DIP).
Patients most commonly popped proximal interphalangeal joints (15.
Caption: Figure 2: B-mode high resolution ultrasonography image (longitudinal section) of proximal interphalangeal joints showing diffuse dermal and subcutaneous oedema (thick lines) and normal joint space with no evidence of synovitis (thin lines).
X-Ray made on lumbar spine, hands, feet and pelvis showed: multiple osteosclerotic oval-round lesions with a maximum diameter of 10 mm, without osteolysis, with a benign character and with a periarticular localization at the level of the fist, metacarpophalangeal joints, proximal interphalangeal joints, coxofemoral joints, peritarsal, metatarsophalangeal and interphalangeal joints.
The proximal interphalangeal joints were tender bilaterally with palpable synovitis.
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.
58 mg of XIAFLEX per affected hand, following which, 60% of all joints, 76% of metacarpophalangeal (MP) and 33% proximal interphalangeal joints achieved clinical success at 30 days, added the company.

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