metacarpophalangeal joint

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Noun1.metacarpophalangeal joint - a joint of a finger when the fist is closedmetacarpophalangeal joint - a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, synovial joint - a joint so articulated as to move freely
finger - any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin"
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Mishra's 1st test: The metacarpophalangeal joints of all fingers are passively hyperextended by the examiner and the subject is asked to actively flex the wrist (Mishra, 2001) (Fig.
This improved model simulates much of the natural anatomy and geometry of a real metacarpophalangeal joint.
The silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty (SMPA) group also showed significantly better metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint arc of motion, as well as function, aesthetics, and satisfaction scores, than did patients in the cohort who chose nonsurgical management.
Channel 4: Accelerometer sensor on the lateral side of the second metacarpophalangeal joint.
Active electrode: Placement was half way between the midpoint of distal wrist crease and 1st metacarpophalangeal joint.
There was almost full active extension range of motion (ROM) of the metacarpophalangeal joints while the active flexion ROM of these joints was 80.
Metacarpophalangeal joint of index finger was swollen the maximum.
Passively dorsiflex the fifth metacarpophalangeal joint to [greater than or equal to] 90[degrees] (Right/Left) 2.
Management of acquired flexural deformity of the metacarpophalangeal joint in equidae.
Physical examination showed a firm multi-loculated mass on the radial aspect of the index finger metacarpophalangeal joint extending towards the palmar surface.
Once past the metacarpophalangeal joint, the extensor tendon is divided into three bands, the central portion which receives some of the fibers from lumbrical muscles, that goes to insert on the proximal interphalangeal joint capsule at the base of the second phalanx.
A true dorsal dislocation of the metacarpophalangeal joint (MPJ) can be a surprisingly easy finding to miss on radiographs.