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Finger fusion

Finger fusion

Finger fusion: Finger fusion is permanently joining the bones that comprise the finger joint with screws, essentially locking the finger in place to eliminate pain.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Finger fusion

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Finger fusion:

Non-Surgical Options: Finger fusion

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Finger fusion:

Other Surgical Options: Finger fusion

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Finger fusion may include these surgeries:

Procedure Complications: Finger fusion

Possible surgical complications of Finger fusion may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Finger fusion

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent. Joint pain is relieved in most cases.

Finger fusion: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Finger fusion) include:

  • Finger arthrodesis
  • Finger joint fusion
  • Joint fusion- Finger

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