interphalangeal

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interphalangeal

(ˌɪntəfəˈlændʒɪəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy situated or existing between two phalanges
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Thicker socks, or an extra pair of socks can either press the toes together, or curl them up making the interphalangeal joints more prominent.
In the JADI-A, 36 joints or joint groups are assessed for the presence of damage: cervical spine, shoulders, elbows, wrists, individual metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joints, hips and knees; right and left temporomandibular joints, ankle and subtalar joints and metatarsophalangeal joint of each foot are considered as a single unit.
Digit III (medial or main toe) has 4 phalanges with 3 interphalangeal joints (Figs 1 and 2).
5,6] Previous studies have demonstrated that people with hypermobile joints have an altered proprioception, which is mostly evident in knee joints and proximal interphalangeal joints.
However, several prior studies failed to show a benefit for anti-TNF therapy in terms of reducing pain in hand OA patients, although in one of those negative studies, a post-hoc analysis found that adalimumab halted erosive progression in the subset of interphalangeal joints with palpable soft-tissue swelling at baseline (Ann Rheum Dis.
The proximal interphalangeal joints, metacarpophalangeal joints, elbows, and knees are mainly involved in reactional states of leprosy, which are also commonly involved in SLE, adding a further diagnostic dilemma.
15) For isolated lesions of metatarsophalangeal or interphalangeal joints of the first toe, limited bone and joint resection may be sufficient.
Physical examination revealed flexion contractures, progressive swelling and stiffness of the interphalangeal joints.
90% had complaints of skin nodules or tender nodules around elbow or interphalangeal joints.
Four ulcers with dry yellow eschar were located over the dorsal interphalangeal joints (FIGURES 1A AND 1B).
Similar lesions were present on dorsa of proximal and distal interphalangeal joints of fingers of both hands (Figure 1, 2 and 3).
Flexion deformity of his metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints is shown in Figure 1a.