PIPJ swan neck release

 

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Swan-neck deformities shown and stiffness demonstrated

Swan-neck deformities shown and stiffness demonstrated

Skin incisions marked

Tendons on the back of the joint exposed (shown)

Release lines marked

Release performed

Gradual bending of the finger is now possible with the PIP joint bending fully as the tendons glide around the side of the bones

Gradual bending of the finger is now possible with the PIP joint bending fully as the tendons glide around the side of the bones


 


 

 

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