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Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma

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Complex Dorsal Metacarpophalangeal Joint Dislocation of Index Finger:Case Report and Review of Literature

B Mofikoya, H Adeyemi-Doro

Abstract


Complex dorsal metacarpophalangeal dislocation is uncommon. The failure of closed reduction is established. This case report highlights the problem within context of a developing country. The various factors responsible for irreducibilty are reviewed and approaches to surgical treatment discussed in the review of world literature.

Key words: complex metacarpophalangeal joint, dislocation,
volar plate




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njotra.v8i2.48306
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