Bishops Hand Deformity

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Description

-  Hyper-extension of MCP joint & flexion of IP joints of 4th & 5th digits

 

Cause

-  Ulnar nerve neuropathy

 

Features

-  Loss of function of intrinsic muscles of hand & overaction of extensors of 4th & 5th digits

 

DDx

-  Claw hand deformity

 

 

 

 

References

 

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