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BOUTONNIERE (BUTTONHOLE) DEFORMITY

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BOUTONNIERE (BUTTONHOLE) DEFORMITY

1. Fixed flexion @ PIPJ + extension @ DIPJ.
2. Due to protrusion of the PIPJ through its ruptured extensor tendon.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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