Extreme hand pain in palm & index finger knuckle. Mri 6 mos ago read 5 mm volar subluxation of proximal phalanx. Is that anything of concern?
Subluxation of a . Proximal phalanx at the mcl joint may be associated with an inflammatory arthritis or an injury to that joint. Typically the index an middle fingers are affected first in inflamm arthritic findings in the hand vs the little and ring. Mri is sometmes is innacurate or over read as well. A rheumatologist or hand surgeon may add insight.
Yes that could be. Most likely this is due to arthritis. However if you have had any injury it could represent ligament or tendon damage. You should see an orthopedic hand specialist.
Could cervical issues cause extreme hand pain without arm pain. Only slight numbness, pain in palm, index finger knuckle, starting in other hand too?
Hand pain. The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer is that there are various sources of hand painn, ranging from the spine to the thoracic outlet region to nerve compression in the forearm or more commonly also the wrist. The answer to the site of the problem can be determined by a careful neurologist possibly including electrical sudies of the nerves. See your neurologist. Read more...
Absolutely. Cervical spine issues can cause the symptoms you describe. It all depends on the level of the nerve root(s) involved. However, the most common causes of your symptoms include carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger. See you primary care physician or hand surgeon for a complete evaluation. You may also need to see a neurologist and spine surgeon. Read more...