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After CIA induction, clinical signs of the disease were erythema of one of more ankle joints and involvement of the metatarsal and interphalangeal joints of the hind paws observed after 8-9 days.
2 - implants for the correction of valgus deformity of jumps and the first interphalangeal joint;Package No.
Mark Myerson, Medical Director, The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD stated, "I have used numerous intramedullary devices for stabilization of the proximal interphalangeal joint and the HL2 is by far the most predictable, versatile and reliable in my hands".
On exam, he had mild tenderness of metacarpal phalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joint pain bilaterally but no swelling or synovial thickening was appreciated.
The proximal interphalangeal joint of the left middle finger was fixed in 90[degrees] flexion.
Finger goniometry results for joint movement range were 080 degrees in 4th metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint in the first case, 0-60 degrees in left 3rd MCP joint in second case and 040 degrees in left 4th MCP joint, 0-80 degrees in proximal interphalangeal joint, 0^10 degrees in 5th MCP joint and 0-90 in proximal interphalangeal joint on third case.
During the examination, the patients were seated in a comfortable position with their hands and fingers supported so as to keep a position of slight wrist extension with the metacarpophalangeal, proximal interphalangeal and the distal interphalangeal joints in full extension.
This includes acute suppurative flexor tenosynovitis, (1,3) carpal tunnel syndrome, (1,4) and a localized painful mass in the midpalm, (5,6,7) tophi over the dorsal aspect of the interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joints.