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Metacarpophalangeal Joints

Summary Information: Metacarpophalangeal Joints

Metacarpophalangeal Joints: The metacarpophalangeal joints are a group of joints located in the hand, forming the "knuckle" joints. There are five metacarpophalangeal joints in each hand. The metacarpophalangeal joints are formed by the articulation of the metacarpals and the phalanges. The metacarpophalangeal joints enable many types of flexible movements of the fingers, including flexion, extension, circumduction, adduction and abduction. Conditions that can afflict the metacarpophalangeal joints include dislocations, infection, synovial chondromatosis, inflammation and rheumatoid arthritis.

Closely Related Organs: Metacarpophalangeal Joints

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Metacarpophalangeal Joints

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Other Names: Metacarpophalangeal Joints

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Metacarpophalangeal Joints

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