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Photo Essay | Anaesthesiology | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021
Clinical Image of Boutonniere and Swan Neck Deformity
Dr. P. Veena  | Dr. S. Satish
Abstract: Boutonniere deformity -Fixed deformity of the finger consisting of flexion of the PIP joint and extension of the DIP joint. A result of rheumatoid destruction of the extensor tendon mechanism at the PIP joint and also secondary to trauma without arthritis. Can be moderate to severe and indicates that a separate classification system exists. Swan-neck deformity consists of hyperextension of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint, flexion of the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint, and sometimes flexion of the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint.
Keywords: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Distal interphalangeal joint, DIP, Proximal interphalangeal joint, PIP, Metacarpophalangeal joint, MCP
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,
Pages: 1158 - 1158
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