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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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A Kirschner wire is then placed antegrade in the dorsoradial corner of the metacarpal intramedullary canal to exit the metacarpal head dorsally, so as to prevent MCP joint hyperextension. Alternatively, a K-wire can be placed from the first metacarpal into the second metacarpal while the thumb is reduced with pronation, abduction, and volar forces.
The other significant complication is failure to adequately address the secondary MCP joint hyperextension that occurs with basal joint arthritis.
When there is less than 30[degrees] of MP joint hyperextension without associated pain, observation alone may be sufficient.

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