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  • Trigger Finger
    •  Trigger Finger
    • Inflammation in the tenosynovium leads to a condition called trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis or flexor tendonitis, where one of the fingers or thumb of the hand is caught in a bent position. The affected digit may straighten with a quick snap, like pulling and releasing the trigger on a gun, hence the name trigger finger.

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  • Dupuytren's Contracture
    •  Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand condition where thickening of the underlying fibrous tissues of the palm causes the fingers to bend inward. This makes it difficult to fully straighten the affected fingers. It commonly occurs in the ring finger and little finger.

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  • Mallet Finger
    •  Mallet Finger
    • A mallet finger is a condition where the end of the finger is bent and does not straighten.

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  • Boutonniere Deformity
    •  Boutonniere Deformity
    • Boutonnière deformity is a condition in which a tendon injury to the middle joint of the finger results in the inability to straighten the affected finger.

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  • Jersey Finger
    •  Jersey Finger
    • A jersey finger is an injury to the flexor tendon. This is common injury which occurs in contact sports. With jersey finger, the pain is located on the distal area of the finger and the patient is unable to bend the tip of the finger atively.

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  • Lacerations
    •  Lacerations
    • Flexor tendon laceration can happen to anyone who sustains a penetrating injury to the hand, wrist or arm. Deep cuts to the hand are most common causes. Some conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, can weaken the tendons, making them more susceptible to spontaneous rupture.

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    •  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common, painful, progressive condition that is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist area.

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  • De Quervain's Tendinosis
    •  De Quervain's Tendinosis
    • Inflammation and swelling of the tendon sheaths put pressure on the adjacent nerves and leads to pain and numbness in the thumb side of the wrist. Strain on these tendons can cause swelling and irritation, and lead to a condition called De Quervain's tenosynovitis, which is characterized by inflammation.

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  • Scaphoid Fracture
    •  Scaphoid Fracture
    • Scaphoid fracture occurs due to a fall on an outstretched hand with complete weight falling on the palm. This fracture usually occurs during motor accidents or sports activities.

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  • Hamate Fracture
    •  Hamate Fracture
    • A hamate fracture can be diagnosed with a physical exam and x-rays. The most common symptom is pain in the palm aggravated by grasp. Other symptoms of a hamate fracture include diminished grip strength, dorsal wrist pain, and ulnar nerve paresthesia.

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  • Scapholunate Dissociation
    •  Scapholunate Dissociation
    • Scapholunate dissociation is the abnormal orientation or movement of the small bones of your wrist: the scaphoid and lunate, in relation to one another.

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  • Fractures of the Hand and Fingers
    •  Fractures of the Hand and Fingers
    • A fracture is a break in the bone, which occurs when force greater than the bearable limit is applied against a bone. The most common symptoms of any fracture include severe pain, swelling, bruising or bleeding, deformity and discoloration of the skin and limited mobility of the hand.

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  • Wrist Fracture
    •  Wrist Fracture
    • The wrist is comprised of two bones in the forearm, the radius and ulna, and eight tiny carpal bones in the palm. The bones meet to form multiple large and small joints. A wrist fracture refers to a break in one or more of these bones.

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  • Pediatric Forearm Fracture
    •  Pediatric Forearm Fracture
    • Forearm fractures can occur near the wrist, near the elbow or in the middle of the forearm. Apart from this, the bones in children are prone to a unique injury known as a growth plate fracture.

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  • Thumb Fracture
    • Thumb Fracture
    • A break or a crack in the bones of the thumb is known as a thumb fracture. Fractures may occur anywhere on the thumb, but a fracture at the base of the thumb, near the wrist, is considered the most serious.

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  • Adult Forearm Fractures
    •  Adult Forearm Fractures
    • The forearm bones can break in many ways. The bones can crack slightly or can break into many pieces. Forearm fractures are generally due to automobile accidents, direct blow on the forearm or fall on an outstretched arm during sports, climbing stairs, etc.

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  • Malunion of a Fracture
    •  Malunion of a Fracture
    • Malunion of a fracture is a condition where the fractured ends of a bone heal in a misaligned position resulting in bone deformity. Malunions may occur in any bone fractures in the body often due to trauma.

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  • Boxer's Fracture
    •  Boxer's Fracture
    • A boxer’s fracture is a break in the neck of the fifth metacarpal bone of the hand (below the pinky finger) close to the knuckle.

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  • Bennett's Fracture
    •  Bennett's Fracture
    • Bennet’s fracture is a break at the base of the first metacarpal bone (thumb bone) that meets the wrist at the first carpometacarpal (CMC) joint.

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  • Forearm Fractures in Children
    •  Forearm Fractures in Children
    • The radius (bone on the thumb side) and ulna (bone on the little-finger side) are the two bones of the forearm. Forearm fractures can occur near the wrist, near the elbow or in the middle of the forearm. Apart from this, the bones in children are prone to a unique injury known as a growth plate fracture.

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  • Arthritis of the Hand and Wrist
    •  Arthritis of the Hand and Wrist
    • Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of the joints. There are several types of arthritis and the most common type is osteoarthritis or wear-and-tear arthritis. Arthritis affects various joints in the body and the arthritis in the hand affects the joint at the base of the thumb.

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  • Arthritis of the Thumb
    •  Arthritis of the Thumb
    • Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of the joints. There are several types of arthritis. The most common type is osteoarthritis or wear-and-tear arthritis that affects the joint at the base of the thumb. Thumb arthritis is more common in women than men, and usually occurs after the age of 40 years.

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  • Trapeziometacarpal (TMC) Arthritis
    •  Trapeziometacarpal (TMC) Arthritis
    • Trapeziometacarapal (TMC) joint arthritis, also known as carpometacarpal (CMC) joint arthritis or basilar thumb arthritis or rhizarthrosis, is a common form of arthritis that affects the first carpometacarpal (trapeziometacarpal) joint of the thumb.

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  • Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) Arthritis
    •  Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) Arthritis
    • Distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) arthritis is an inflammatory condition characterized by gradual wearing away of the cartilaginous surface of the radioulnar joint resulting in significant pain, swelling, stiffness, and interference in the functioning of the wrist and/or arm.

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  • Triscaphoid Joint Arthritis
    •  Triscaphoid Joint Arthritis
    • Triscaphoid joint arthritis is the localised pain and inflammation of the shared joint between the 3 carpal bones of your wrist. These bones are called scaphoid, trapezium, and trapezoid and are present at the base of your thumb.

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  • Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthritis
    •  Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthritis
    • The metacarpophalangeal joint or MP joint, also known as the first knuckle, is the large joint in the hand where the finger bones meet the hand bones. The MCP joint acts as a hinge joint and is vital during gripping and pinching.

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  • Hand Injuries and Conditions
    •  Hand Injuries and Conditions
    • The hand is made up of the wrist, palm, and fingers and consists of bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and many blood vessels and nerves. It is one of the most flexible and useful parts of our body and can suffer injury due to overuse or trauma. The hand can also be affected by certain chronic medical conditions.

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  • Wrist Injuries and Conditions
    •  Wrist Injuries and Conditions
    • Wrist injuries commonly occur due to falls or certain sports and activities that involve repetitive use or excessive stress or strain on the wrists. These include gymnastics, basketball, working on an assembly line, or typing. Some wrist conditions have no clear cause.

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  • Wrist Injuries
    •  Wrist Injuries
    • Sprains and strains are the two most common types of injuries affecting the wrist. A sprain refers to an injury to a ligament and a strain refers to a muscle injury.

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  • Finger Joint Dislocation and Volar Plate Injury Extensor Tendon Injuries
    •  Finger Joint Dislocation and Volar Plate Injury Extensor Tendon Injuries
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  • Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) Instability
    •  Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) Instability
    • Distal radioulnar joint instability is the abnormal orientation or movement of the radius and ulna bones at the wrist in relation to one another. Injury to the tendons, ligaments and/or muscles stabilizing the joint may cause partial or complete dislocation.

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  • Extensor Tendon Injuries
    •  Extensor Tendon Injuries
    • The extensor tendon is a strong, smooth cord that connects finger bones to muscles in the hand. Extensor tendons are located just under the skin, directly on the bone, on the back of the hand and fingers. They allow you to open your hands and move or straighten your wrist, fingers, and thumb.

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  • Work Related Hand Injuries
    •  Work Related Hand Injuries
    • Hand trauma at industries is often caused by machine or power tools due to improper handling, improper safety guards and operating the machine under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The injuries are often severe and may include burns, damage to bones, tendons, soft tissue or nerves of the hand.

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  • Fingertip Injuries
    •  Fingertip Injuries
    • A fingertip injury is a wound or damage caused to the most distal portion of the finger. It can be a crush, a sharp cut, a tear or a combination of these, and can result in damage to the skin, nail or nailbed, tendon, pulp, bone, and nerve endings.

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  • Extensor Carpi Ulnaris (ECU) Tendon Instability
    •  Extensor Carpi Ulnaris (ECU) Tendon Instability
    • ECU tendon instability can occur when the sheath covering and protecting the ECU tendon at the wrist is injured. This causes the tendon to move abnormally and occupy the wrong space within the sheath.

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  • Wrist Ligament Tear and Instability
    •  Wrist Ligament Tear and Instability
    • he wrist has many ligaments that help to keep the wrist bones in proper position providing stability to the joint. A torn ligament causes the wrist bones to move out of their position, which in turn leads to wrist instability as the sprained (torn) ligament can no longer support the wrist bones.

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  • Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury (TFCC)
    •  Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury (TFCC)
    • The triangular fibrocartilage complex, or TFCC, is a complex of cartilage and ligaments located near the outer region of the wrist, below the little finger. It serves to stabilize the wrist, allowing easy movement and shock-absorption. Sports activities or falls can damage or injure the TFCC, causing wrist pain and instability.

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  • Brachial Plexus Injury
    •  Brachial Plexus Injury
    • A brachial plexus injury is a condition characterized by injury or damage to the brachial plexus, a network of nerves that emerges from the spinal cord in the neck region. The brachial plexus enables the movement of the muscles in the arms and shoulders and sensation in the overlying skin.

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  • Flexor Tendon Injuries
    •  Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Deep cuts on the under surface of the wrist, hand or fingers can cut and injure the tendon, and make it unable to bend one or more joints in a finger. When a tendon gets cut, the cut ends gets pulled away from each other like a rubber band.

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  • Triquetrolunate Instability
    •  Triquetrolunate Instability
    • Triquetrolunate instability is the instability that takes place between the triquetrum or medial column and the lunate bones or the central column of the wrist. The triquetrum and the lunate comprise the ulnar side of the proximal carpal row at the wrist.

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  • Carpal Instability
    •  Carpal Instability
    • Carpal instability is the loss of alignment of the carpal bones and/or radioulnar joint. The wrist is a complex joint that connects the forearm to the hand and allows it to move. It consists of 8 small bones called carpals that articulate with two long bones of the forearm (radius and ulna).

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  • Wrist Sprain
    •  Wrist Sprain
    • Injuries caused due to stretching or tearing of the ligaments in the wrist are called wrist sprains. Sprains can range from mild to severe, based on the extent of injury to the ligament.

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  • Finger Sprain
    •  Finger Sprain
    • Injuries that involve tearing or stretching of the ligaments of your fingers are termed as sprains. Sprains in the fingers are most often caused from a fall when you extend your arms to reduce the impact of the fall, or from overuse or repetitive activity of the thumb such as with texting.

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  • Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC) Wrist
    •  Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC) Wrist
    • Scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC) wrist is the most common form of degenerative arthritis of the wrist that occurs secondary to traumatic injury of the scapholunate ligament with subsequent collapse on the radial side of the wrist.

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  • Ulnar Nerve Compression in Guyon's Canal
    •  Ulnar Nerve Compression in Guyon's Canal
    • Ulnar nerve compression in Guyon’s canal is a condition characterized by pain, numbness, weakness, and tingling sensation in the hand. The condition occurs when the ulnar nerve, the nerve that travels across the elbow from the shoulder to the hand, is compressed as it goes from the wrist into the hand through a space known as Guyon’s canal.

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  • Industrial Hand Trauma
    •  Industrial Hand Trauma
    • The hand is one of the most flexible and useful parts of our body. Because of overuse in various activities, the hands are more prone to injuries, such as sprains and strains, fractures and dislocations, lacerations and amputations while operating machinery, bracing against a fall and during sports.

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  • Neuromuscular Hand Conditions
    •  Neuromuscular Hand Conditions
    • Neuromuscular hand conditions refer to disorders of the hands that occur due to an injury or compression of the nerves in the hands or arms that impact the muscles.

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  • Distal Radius Osteotomy to Correct Mal-Union (Crooked Painful Wrist)
    •   Distal Radius Osteotomy to Correct Mal-Union (Crooked Painful Wrist)
    • Malunion of a fracture is a condition whereby the fractured ends of a bone heal in a misaligned position resulting in bone deformity. Malunions can occur with any fracture and is often due to trauma. It is a common complication of a distal radius fracture.

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  • Finger Dislocation
    •  Finger Dislocation
    • Finger dislocation is a condition in which the bone of your finger has moved away from its normal position.

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  • Distal Intersection Syndrome
    •  Distal Intersection Syndrome
    • Distal intersection syndrome also referred to as tenosynovitis of the radial wrist extensors is characterized by the radial wrist and forearm pain. Distal intersection syndrome is tenosynovitis of the third extensor compartment (extensor pollicis longus) where it crosses the second extensor compartment.

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  • Ganglion Cyst
    •  Ganglion Cyst
    • Ganglion cysts are swellings that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of wrists or hands. They can be found either at the top of the wrist, palm side of the wrist, end joint of a finger or at the base of a finger.

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  • Congenital Defects of the Hand and Wrist
    •  Congenital Defects of the Hand and Wrist
    • The hand and wrist are formed during the 8th week of gestation. This process consists of various steps and failure in any one or more of these steps may cause congenital or birth defects. The deformities may be major (absence of a bone) or minor (disproportion of a finger).

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  • Hand Pain
    •  Hand Pain
    • Hand pain is characterized by distress in the joints and tissues of the hand or fingers. Hand pain can be depicted as pulsating, aching, increased warmth, prickling, irritation and inflexibility.

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  • Hand Infections
    •  Hand Infections
    • Hand infections, if left untreated or treated improperly, can cause disabilities such as stiffness, contracture, weakness, and loss of tissues (skin, nerve and bone) that will persist even after the infection resolves. Therefore, prompt treatment of hand infections is important.

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  • Wrist Tumors
    •  Wrist Tumors
    • A tumor is a lump or abnormal growth formed due to unregulated cell division. Wrist tumors can occur on or underneath the skin. They are most often benign (non-cancerous).

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  • Gamekeeper's Thumb
    •  Gamekeeper's Thumb
    • Gamekeeper's thumb, also known as skier's thumb, is a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament, a band of tissue that supports the joint at the base of the thumb.

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  • Skier's Thumb
    •  Skier's Thumb
    • Skier's thumb, also known as, Gamekeeper's thumb is a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament, a band of tissue that supports the joint at the base of the thumb.

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  • Swan Neck Deformity
    •  Swan Neck Deformity
    • Swan neck deformity is a condition in which the tip of the finger is bent down (DIP flexion) and the middle joint is bent back more than normal (PIP hyperextension). Swan neck deformity can affect any finger, except the thumb.

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  • Kienbock's Disease
    •  Kienbock's Disease
    • Kienbock's disease is a condition in which the lunate, one of the small bones of the wrist loses its blood supply leading to death of the bone. This results in pain, stiffness, and degenerative changes in the wrist joint.

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  • Upper Limb (Arm) Artery Disease
    •  Upper Limb (Arm) Artery Disease
    • Upper limb (arm) artery disease is a condition where an artery between the chest and the hand is blocked and does not supply blood to the arms. The narrowing or blockage of the artery may be caused due to atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries due to plaque build-up).

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  • Wrist Pain
    •  Wrist Pain
    • Wrist pain is defined as any ache or discomfort in the wrist. The wrist is comprised of two bones in the forearm, the radius and ulna, and eight tiny carpal bones in the palm. The bones meet to form multiple large and small joints.

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  • Ulnar Carpal Impaction
    •  Ulnar Carpal Impaction
    • Ulnar carpal impaction also referred to as ulnar impaction syndrome or ulnar abutment or ulnocarpal loading, is a common cause of ulnar sided wrist pain. It is a degenerative condition in which the ulnar head impacts the ulnar-sided carpus and the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC).

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  • Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC): Wrist Osteoarthritis
    •  Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC): Wrist Osteoarthritis
    • Scapholunate advanced collapse of the wrist or SLAC is the most common pattern of degenerative osteoarthritis of the wrist.

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  • Guyon's Canal Syndrome
    • Guyon's Canal Syndrome
    • Guyon’s canal syndrome refers to compression of the ulnar nerve while it passes from the wrist into the hand through a space called the ulnar tunnel or Guyon’s canal.

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  • Hand Tumors
    •  Hand Tumors
    • Any abnormal lump or bump on the hand is considered a hand tumor. Hand tumors can occur on the skin as a mole or a wart, underneath the skin soft tissue or on the bone. Most hand tumors are benign (non-cancerous); however, they can also rarely be malignant (cancerous).

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