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Category: Hand

By Greg Rubin

Review of the Traumatic Boutonniere Deformity

Review of the Traumatic Boutonniere Deformity Introduction A boutonniere deformity is the name of a deformity of the hand caused…

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By Greg Rubin

Review on Injury to the Sagittal Bands

Review on Injuries to the Sagittal Bands Introduction The sagittal bands are one of the components of the dorsal hood,…

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By Greg Rubin

Review of Boxer's Fracture

Review of Boxer’s Fracture Introduction Boxer's fractures make up 20% of hand fractures (2). A boxer's fracture is a fracture…

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By Greg Rubin

Carpal Tunnel Injections

A Review on Carpal Tunnel Injections Introduction Carpal tunnel syndrome is due to the compression of the median nerve at…

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By Greg Rubin

Review on Dupuytren's Contracture

Review on Dupuytren’s Contracture Introduction A Dupuytren’s contracture was first discovered in the 1600s and bears the name of a…

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Management of Subungual Hematoma
By John Kiel

Subungual Hematoma Management

Management of Subungual Hematomas Introduction Subungual hematomas, sometimes referred to as a fingernail or toenail blister, occur following direct blunt…

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By Greg Rubin

Sideline Management of PIP Dislocation

Sideline Management of PIP Dislocation Introduction The most commonly diagnosed finger dislocation is a dorsal dislocation of the PIP joint.…

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By Greg Rubin

Review of Distal Phalanx Fractures

Review of Hand Distal Phalanx Fractures Introduction Fractures of the distal phalanx can be divided into the base, shaft, and…

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By Andrew Schleihauf

Diagnostic Wrist and Hand Ultrasound

Diagnostic ultrasound of the wrist and hand Moving forward in our ultrasound series after the shoulder and elbow, the wrist…

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By Greg Rubin

Trigger Finger Review

Trigger Finger Review Locking of a finger is characteristic of 'trigger finger', also termed stenosing tenosynovitis, which is a benign…

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By Sports Medicine Review

The Uncommon Common Finger Injuries

The Uncommon Common Finger Injuries When discussing sports injuries of the thumb, the typical conversation involves skier’s or gamekeeper’s thumb.…

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By Sports Medicine Review

Scaphoid Fractures Diagnosis & Management

Scaphoid Fractures Diagnosis & Management Scaphoid fractures are the most commonly fractured carpal bone, accounting for 2-3% of all fractures…

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