Dorsal Approach for Dorsal Complex Metacarpophalangeal Dislocation of the Index Finger

Ajit Swamy, Amit Swamy


Dorsal complex dislocations of metacarpophalangeal joints are a rare injury. Various anatomical structures have been blamed to preclude closed reduction and controversy also exists regarding the ideal approach.

We reviewed 5 patients whom we treated with open reduction via the dorsal approach, and we had consistently good results.


Complex dorsal, metacarpophalangeal dislocation, open reduction, dorsal approach

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