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  • phalangeal joint
  • An apparatus treats a stiffened joint of at least one finger of the hand and includes a first member for engaging the metacarpal phalangeal joint of the finger and a second member movable with respect to the first member for engaging a surface of the finger on the side of the stiffened joint opposite. (google.co.uk)
  • 2. An apparatus as defined in claim 1 wherein said first member includes a first end including said turned end portion for engaging the metacarpal phalangeal joint of the finger and an extension for extending along the finger between the metacarpal phalangeal joint and the proximal interphalangeal joint of the finger. (google.co.uk)
  • This increases the dimensions considerably, thereby limiting applications (metacarpo-phalangeal joint, for example). (google.ca)
  • Bones
  • In patients with advanced HIV disease who are not IDUs, clinicians must always consider opportunistic infections in joints, bones, and muscles. (ucsf.edu)
  • The phalanges /fəˈlændʒiːz/ (singular: phalanx /ˈfælæŋks/) are digital bones in the hands and feet of most vertebrates. (wikipedia.org)
  • Distal expansion of the long bones as well as painful, swollen joints and synovial villous proliferation are often seen. (wikipedia.org)
  • weakness
  • Other symptoms may include joint swelling, decreased range of motion, and when the back is affected weakness or numbness of the arms and legs. (wikipedia.org)
  • articular
  • The net result of these activities is pannus formation with articular cartilage invasion, periarticular erosions and osteoporosis, and joint swelling with destruction of periarticular structures. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)