Items tagged “hand”

107 results found
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Positive metacarpal sign

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 11 Dec 2012
75% complete
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Post-axial polydactyly with accompanying syndactyly

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Jose Miguel Terrazas Najera
Published 25 Feb 2013
72% complete
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Sesamoid

Sesamoids, also known as sesamoid bones, are focal areas of ossification within tendons as they pass over joints 1. They can also occur in ligaments and usually measure a few millimeters in diameter. Their function is purported to be to alter the direction of the tendon and modify pressure, ther...
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Lipoma of tendon sheath

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 16 Apr 2013
92% complete
MRI
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Mallet finger

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ali Abougazia
Published 25 Apr 2013
68% complete
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Rheumatoid arthritis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 27 Apr 2013
71% complete
MRI
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Pseudo Bennett's fracture

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 09 Dec 2015
66% complete
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Mauclaire disease

Mauclaire disease is a rare disease and refers to osteonecrosis of the metacarpal heads, which usually appears between ages of 13 and 18 years. This condition may lead to early closure of epiphyseal growth plate and growth disturbance of the involved finger. Pathology The etiology is controver...
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Carpometacarpal joint dislocation

Carpometacarpal (CMC) joint dislocations are uncommon dislocations of the hand. Epidemiology There is a strong younger male predominance. These injuries account for less than 1% of hand injuries 4 and are more common in the dominant hand. Clinical presentation Typical mechanism: punching (m...
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5th carpometacarpal joint dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 29 Jun 2016
82% complete
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Ossicles of the wrist and hand

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 28 Jul 2013
16% complete
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Macrodystrophia lipomatosa

 Diagnosis possible
Dr David Pryde
Published 10 Aug 2013
19% complete
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Metacarpal bones

The metacarpal bones are five long bones of the hand between the carpal bones and the proximal phalanges of the hand that make up most of the palm. Gross anatomy The metacarpal bones run from the carpus, forming the carpometacarpal joints, to the base of proximal phalanges, forming the metacar...
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Scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal and 1st carpometacarpal arthritis

 Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 12 Nov 2014
88% complete
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Ultrasound of the wrist

Ultrasound is a useful imaging modality for evaluation of the wrist, allowing high-resolution imaging of anatomy while simultaneously allowing dynamic evaluation of the joint, tendons, and ligaments. Approach There are multiple possible approaches to imaging the wrist with ultrasound. The exam...
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Arterial supply to the hand

The arterial supply to the hand is comprised of a complex vascular network formed from the branches and distal continuations of the radial and ulnar arteries. This rich vascular network can be divided into palmar and dorsal components. Palmar arterial supply The palmar arterial supply can be d...
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Stener lesion (MRI)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 21 Jan 2015
95% complete
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Psoriatic arthritis

 Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 30 Jan 2015
94% complete
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Frostbite

Frostbite is a focal tissue injury from exposure to extreme cold temperatures, most commonly involves the fingers and toes. It is most commonly encountered in radiology in a differential for acro-osteolysis. Pathology Tissue injury from frostbite occurs in two ways 1: direct tissue necrosis f...
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Lumbrical muscles of the hand

The lumbrical muscles of the hand are intrinsic muscles of the hand assocated with the FDP tendon. Summary origin: tendons of flexor digitorum profundus in the palm insertion: extensor expansion on the dorsum of proximal phalanx after passing along the lateral side of metacarpophalangeal join...

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