Finger Dislocation at The Knuckle Connected to The Palm

Understand your finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm symptoms, including 2 causes & common questions.

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Contents

  1. 2 Possible Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics
  4. Related Articles

2 Possible Finger Dislocation At The Knuckle Connected To The Palm Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Middle knuckle finger dislocation

The middle knuckle is called the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint. A PIP joint dislocation occurs when trauma causes the bones of the finger to dislodge, resulting in a very painful and swollen joint.

Rarity: Rare

Top Symptoms: bent or crooked finger, finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm, pain in the middle knuckle of the finger, finger pain from an injury, swelling of the small knuckle of the dmiddle index finger

Symptoms that always occur with middle knuckle finger dislocation: bent or crooked finger, finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm

Urgency: Primary care doctor

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Middle knuckle thumb dislocation

The middle knuckle is called the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint. A thumb PIP joint dislocation occurs when trauma causes the bones of the thumb to dislodge, resulting in a very painful and swollen joint.

Rarity: Rare

Top Symptoms: bent or crooked finger, finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm, swollen thumb

Symptoms that always occur with middle knuckle thumb dislocation: bent or crooked finger, finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm

Urgency: In-person visit

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Finger Dislocation At The Knuckle Connected To The Palm

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Did you just suffer from a high impact injury (e.g., a fall, collision, accident or sports trauma)?
  • Do you currently smoke?
  • Where exactly is your hand pain?
  • Do you have these contractures that limit the movement of your fingers? (See picture)

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Finger Dislocation At The Knuckle Connected To The Palm Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm have also experienced:

  • 15% Finger Pain
  • 10% Finger Dislocation At The Knuckle Farthest From The Palm
  • 10% Swelling Of One Hand

People who have experienced finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm were most often matched with:

  • 55% Middle Knuckle Thumb Dislocation
  • 44% Middle Knuckle Finger Dislocation

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from Buoy Assistant (a.k.a. the quiz).

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