Radiographic Synopsis

AP, lateral, and oblique projections. Care is needed during film exposure to avoid faulty finger positioning

1. Congenital flexion contracture at proximal inter-phalangeal joints, commonly the 5th (isolated camptodactyly)

2. Congenital flexion contracture at proximal inter-phalangeal joints; osteoporosis and flattening of metacarpal heads; large joint arthritis (arthropa-thy-camptodactyly syndrome)

3. Uni- or bilateral late-onset flexion contracture of the 4th and 5th fingers (Dupuytren contracture)

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