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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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As a group, overgrowth or gigantism occupy a very small portion of congenital hand deformities, but when present, they challenge even the most accomplished hand surgeon.
Over 250 tendon transfer surgeries for hand deformities are carried out at this institution every year.
Among specifics are history and examination of the pediatric patient, the hip, the foot and ankle, the spine, the shoulder, congenital hand deformities, neuromuscular diseases, musculoskeletal infections, pysis and leg length discrepancy, multiple-choice questions, and viva and clinical practice.
There he encounters 13-year-old children who work 14- to 18-hour days; people in their 20s who have permanent hand deformities from executing the same repetitive motion day after day; and reports of daily suicides at the factory that are ultimately suppressed in the Chinese press (and ultimately forgotten by the American press).
The thumb is often the first place where hand deformities occur, where lateral subluxation of the IP joint is frequent.