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Palmar dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint--an injury not to be missed.
  1. P P Tekkis,
  2. N Kessaris,
  3. M Enchill-Yawson,
  4. G V Mani,
  5. M Gavalas
  1. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent. ppt@pari.demon.co.uk

    Abstract

    Palmar dislocations of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint are associated with long term complications if suboptimally treated. Six cases of palmar dislocation of the PIP joint are presented and a systematic approach in the diagnosis and management of such injuries in the accident and emergency department is described.

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