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Swan Neck Deformity

Swan Neck Deformity

What is Swan Neck Deformity?

Swan neck deformity is a condition in which the distal joint (behind the nail) of the finger goes into flexion and the proximal joint goes into extension.

What are the causes?

  • Rhuematoid arthritis
  • Mallet finger

What are the symptoms?

  • Swelling
  • Intense pain

What are the treatment?

  • Finger brace
  • Skin release
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Joint replacement