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Viva 3 

Viva 3
Viva 3

Nev Davies

, Will Jackson

, Andrew Price

, Jonathan Rees

, and Chris Lavy

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date: 19 October 2020

Viva 3 asks for a description of the picture, how the thumb condition should be graded radiologically, why subluxation occurs in this condition, how the hyperextension deformity of the MCP joint could be explained, and what are the management options. It continues by asking how to treat the patient, who has unremitting carpo-metacarpal (CMC) joint pain despite full non-operative treatment and who is fit for surgery, and the advantages and disadvantages and surgical risks with simple excision arthroplasty?

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