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Finger Fusion

Posted On: 05-27-2015
Finger Fusion

What is Finger Fusion?

During finger fusion, the bones located in the finger joint are joined with screws. 

Also Known As: 

  • Finger surgery
  • Rheumatoid arthritis surgery
  • Finger joint fusion
  • Finger arthrodesis 

Conditions Treated with Finger Fusion: 

Finger fusion is used in cases of severe finger pain, chronic sepsis, finger injury and arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis of the finger.

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Non-Surgical or Other Surgical Alternatives to Finger Fusion:

Non-surgical alternatives to finger fusion include pain medicine, physical therapy, strength training, anti-inflammatory steroid injections and the use of a finger brace. Finger joint replacement is a surgical alternative to the procedure.

Potential Complications from Finger Fusion:

Possible risks following finger fusion include infection, bleeding, failed fusion and reduced mobility.

Prognosis after Finger Fusion:

The prognosis for a positive end result following finger fusion is very good.

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