Claw Finger

A deformity that results from paralysis of the median and ulnar nerves, characterised by hyperextension of the metacarpophalangeal joint and hyperflexion of the proximal interphalangeal joints
Management Tenodesis, capsulodesis, arthrodesis
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Capsulodesis and puleey advancement for the correction of claw finger deformity.
Comparative study of some procedures for correction of claw fingers in leprosy.
The primary reason for correction of claw finger correction in dynamic (tendon transfer) procedures is the restoration of primary MCP flexion.
Now that a dynamometer is available that can quantitate the strength of individual finger movements, research should be done to determine to what extent the different techniques to correct claw finger deformity determine grip and pinch strength.
More studies are needed comparing the different procedures to correct claw finger deformity to find out the relative (dis) advantages given the pre-operative condition of the hand.
The mechanism of claw finger. J Bone Joint Surg, 1968; 50A: 664-668.
Correction of paralytic claw finger in leprosy by capsulorrhaphy and pulley advancement.
Claw finger correction: considerations in choice of technique.
Median nerve palsy following claw finger correction in leprosy: effect of m.
Crabmeat is our mainstay, although we are coming out with some Claw Fingers this spring," she added.
Traditionally there are four kinds of crabmeat: lump (white meat picked from the muscle of the two back swimmer legs), special (white meat picked throughout the front of the body), claw (brown meat from claws and legs), and claw fingers (picked from the two claws at the first segment).
Unfavourable results after surgical correction of claw fingers in leprosy.