Metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joint injuries of the hand, including the thumb

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Title translated into German:Verletzungen der Metacarpophalangeal- und der proximalen Interphalangealgelenke der Hand, inclusive Daumen
Author:Kahler, David M.; McCue, Frank C.
Published in:Clinics in sports medicine
Published:11 (1992), 1 , S. 57-76, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
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Identification number:PU199209057399


The small joints of the fingers and thumb are vulnerable to injury in nearly all popular sports. This article discusses the common injury patterns and their proper treatment. Accurate diagnosis and treatment may prevent long-term disability in the athlete and need not preclude early return to participation in sports. Verf.-Referat