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What does MPJ stand for?

MPJ stands for Metacarpophalangeal Joint

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histolyticum into palpable cords of Dupuytren's contracture resulted in a mean 81% reduction in the degree of fixed-flexion contracture in treated metacarpophalangeal joints and a 66% decrease in proximal interphalangeal joints.
[FIGURE 1 OMITTED] [FIGURE 2 OMITTED] MP joint dislocations A true dorsal dislocation of the metacarpophalangeal joint (MPJ) can be a surprisingly easy finding to miss on radiographs.
Vary the contact (use your thumbs sometimes, knuckles and elbows at other times) and avoid flexion and extension, especially of metacarpophalangeal joints or interphalangeal joints when applying pressure (see 6.
History and physical examination revealed intense pain, allodynia, hyperpathia, hyperemia, contracture of the wrist, of the metacarpophalangeal joints and of the proximal interphalangeal joints, abnormal sweating, and increased hair growth over the dorsum of the hand, hypoesthesia, dystrophic nail changes and tremor in the right hand.
The combined protocol was effective for a group of patients who had moderate to severe spasticity in the elbow, wrist and/or finger flexors, as well as enough strength to be able to produce 10 degrees of active extension of the interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joints and 20 degrees of active wrist extension.