clawhand

clawhand

 [klaw´hand]
flexion and atrophy of the hand and fingers.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

claw·hand

(klaw'hand),
Atrophy of the interosseous muscles of the hand with hyperextension of the metacarpophalangeal joints and flexion of the interphalangeal joints; develops as a result of nerve injury either at the spinal cord or peripheral nerve level.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

claw·hand

, claw hand (klaw'hand)
Atrophy of the interosseous muscles of the hand with hyperextension of the metacarpophalangeal joints and flexion of the interphalangeal joints.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Caption: FIGURE 1: Hand X-ray imaging the clawhand deformity.
Surgical treatment of the clawhand. AAOS Instructional Course Lectures, 1975; 32: 181-203.
Clawhand caused by paralysis of the intrinsic muscles: a simple surgical procedure for its correction.