Distal Interphalangeal Joint Reduction

  • Justin Chen
  • Muhammad Waseem


Distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint dislocation is rare. It occurs when an axial force is applied to the distal phalanx (Fig. 102.1).


Joint Reduction Distal DIP Finger 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineNorth Shore University HospitalManhassetUSA
  2. 2.Department of Emergency MedicineLincoln Medical and Mental Health CenterNew YorkUSA

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