dip joint

dip joint

[′dip ‚jȯint]
(geology)
A joint that strikes approximately at right angles to the cleavage or bedding of the constituent rock.
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For index finger, vector of the MCP joint and vector of PIP joint will make the joint angle for MCP joint angle while vector of PIP joint and vector of DIP joint will make the joint angle for PIP joint angle.
A mallet toe is a flexion deformity of the DIP joint.
Surgery was deferred due to the lack of available skin, which would likely require removal of the DIP joint in order to recruit the required tissue.
This occurs with forced flexion at the DIP joint during active contraction of the ED.
Next, therapy was performed that involved proximal interphalangeal and distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint flexion, metacarpophalangeal and wrist extension, a proximal interphalangeal and DIP joint extension with metacarpophalangeal and wrist flexion repeated ten times for each operatively treated digit.
On X ray of hands joint space in intercarpal joints was reduced flexion at PIP and hyperextension at DIP joint of left little finger suggestive of boutonniere deformity ankylosis of PIP and DIP joint of left index finger and ankylosis of left index finger DIP joint was seen leading to boutonniere deformity.
The patient is able to flex and extend the DIP joint on the pinky when the PIP joint is stabilized.
In clinically normal horses, when joints are loaded in axial compression during the weight bearing position, deep digital flexor tenotomy has its greatest effects over the DIP joint angulation (HUSSNI, 1991).
Nail changes are most likely associated with psoriatic arthritis involvement of the DIP joint of that digit.