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2 Potential Finger Dislocation at the Knuckle Connected to the Palm Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.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.

    With proper medical attention, pain is expected to resolve within weeks.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm, bent or crooked finger, 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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  2. 2.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.

    With proper medical attention, pain is expected to resolve within weeks.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm, bent or crooked finger, 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

  • Q.Did you just suffer from a high impact injury (e.g., a fall, collision, accident or sports trauma)?
  • Q.Where exactly is your hand pain?
  • Q.Do you currently smoke?
  • Q.What is your body mass?

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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:

    • 18% Finger Pain
    • 6% Tight, Heavy, Squeezing Chest Pain
    • 6% Finger Joint Stiffness
  • People who have experienced finger dislocation at the knuckle connected to the palm were most often matched with:

    • 50% Middle Knuckle Finger Dislocation
    • 41% Middle Knuckle Thumb Dislocation
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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