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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 403--405

Complex dorsal dislocation of the distal interphalangeal joint: Perspectives on management

Department of Plastic, Hand, Microsurgery and Burns, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Ajeesh Sankaran
Ganga Hospital, 313, Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore - 641043, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.197251

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Distal interphalangeal joint dislocations are only rarely complex and irreducible. We present a case and illustrate our approach to management of this problem. Open reduction is necessary, and preferred approach is volar. It is imperative to identify the injured soft tissue and repair them as is feasible.


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