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| FIG. 4-10. An x ray taken several months after reconstruction was reported by the radiologist as showing "satisfactory healing and alignment of fractures through the proximal and middle phalanxes of the left ring finger."
This patient sustained a power saw injury of the thumb.
FIG. 4-11. Metacarpophalangeal joint area with complete loss of the joint, producing a flail thumb.
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3. Eades, J.W., and Peacock, E.E.: Autogenous transplantation of the interphalangeal joint and proximal phalangeal epiphysis: Case report and 10 year follow-up. J. Bone Joint Surg. 48A:775, 1966.
4. Entin, M.A., Alger, J.R., and Baird, R.M.: Experimental and clinical transplantation of autogenous whole joints. J. Bone Joint Surg. 44A:518, 1962.
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