Claw Finger

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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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Moreover, she possessed strabismus of the right eye [Figure 1]e, slurred speech and weak voice, claw finger deformity, and strephenopodia.
Capsulodesis and puleey advancement for the correction of claw finger deformity. J Bone Joint Surg [Am], 1972; 54-A: 1465-1471.
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.