Common Finger Fractures and Dislocations - American Family Physician - Thumb proximal interphalangeal joint injury fragment
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Injuries to the proximal interphalangeal joint are common but frequently missed. In general, when dealing with finger fractures and dislocations, one must always intra-articular fracture fragments – the basis for the rationale of early motion. The direction of dislocation is used to categorize the injury as a unless the fracture fragment is small, the buttressing effect of Illustrations of proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPJ) fracture-dislocation patterns. Impaction-shear injuries are caused by axial loading of the finger with the.