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I Had A Proximal Phalanx Dislocation How Do Doctors Fix This
See below: If this is an acute injury usually this will require a digital block in order to test the stability of the joint. Then depending on if it was a dorsal or volar dislocation will determine the kind of splinting that will be started as long as testing of the joint does not show a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dislocation is a condition in which a bone has come out of place from a joint, usually due to a sports injury, a fall, a bike/car accident, or a birth defect. The dislocated joint can have its out-of-place bone put back into proper position, but further treatment may be needed ...Read more
I've an avulsion fx at the attachment of the radial collateral ligament to the radial aspect of the base of the 1st proximal phalanx. prognosis?
I have a lump on my ring finger on the proximal phalanx. It seems to have appeared overnight and is getting bigger. I have had it for about a year.
Had an ORIF on left proximal phalanx in May, went for X-ray recently, dr told me the screw that was placed is now projecting,fingers stiff, remove it?
Orthopedist?: The surgeon who put the screw in would be the one best equipped to make that decision ...Read more
Stabbed finger w/ knife on 12/25 at top of proximal phalanx just below pip joint. Cut healed fine but now have limited motion and hurts some??
Seek Orthopedic Eval: Sometimes minor puncture injuries around a finger can penetrate into the joint. This is especially true on the "top" (dorsal) finger. This can deliver bacteria into the joint. Once in the joint, an infection results which can result in pain, swelling, redness, stiffness that worsens over time. Recommend immediate evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon to make sure the joint is not infected. ...Read more
Incomplete fx of the proximal phalanx of the right great toe w/ a 3mm chip type fx Also slight deviation of 1st metatarsophalangeal joint. Heal time?
I'm having severe pain in my right ring finger. It is swollen all over but also hard from the proximal phalanx and the middle phalanx on the palm side?
R/O STRESS FRACTURE: You need to rule out a stress fracture of the finger. You need to Get an X-ray, If negative a bone scan is indicated. It takes awhile to heal, the finger may need a splint or potential inject. Please seek evaluation and if symptoms persist, Ortho Hand consult may be needed ...Read more
Which side?: If on the palm side of the finger, it is a volar plate avulsion. These are treated like sprains with early motion - just need to avoid hyper extension. If on the top side, it may represent a tendon rupture - these require splinting and sometimes surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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