162017Sep
P1 Derotation Osteotomy – Franko

P1 Derotation Osteotomy – Franko

History: 21 year-old female who fractured her left index finger in a car accident 2 years ago.  She was treated without surgery which resulted in the bone healing with a rotational deformity.  She notices that her index finger crosses over her other fingers when she makes a fist.  Diagnosis: Left index proximal phalanx rotational malunion Treatment: Left index…

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162017Sep
Thumb Amputation FDMA Flap – Franko

Thumb Amputation FDMA Flap – Franko

History: 25 year-old male injured his left thumb using a table saw resulting in an amputation of the thumb at the level of the interphalangeal joint. X-rays showed a partial thumb amputation.  He came to the emergency department with pain, disability, and bleeding.  Diagnosis: Left thumb amputation at interphalangeal joint Treatment: First dorsal metacarpal artery island flap…

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