Dr. Mark E. Pruzansky
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Kings’ Cauley-Stein Suffers Open Dislocation to Finger

Dr Pruzansky | December 11, 2015

Sacramento Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein exited last Thursday night’s Kings’ game late in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics in Mexico City due to a hand or finger injury. Cauley-Stein was originally thought to have suffered a simple laceration to his hand. However, surgeons with similar expertise to hand surgeons Dr. Mark E. Pruzansky and Dr. Jason S. Pruzansky […]

Mallet Finger

Dr Pruzansky | April 13, 2015

What is Mallet Finger? Mallet Finger (or Baseball Finger) is an injury to the thin extensor tendon that straightens the tip of the finger. The extensor tendon runs along the top of your finger to the tip, where it attaches to a small bone. With an injury, the tendon itself may tear or the force […]

Posterior Elbow Dislocation

admin | December 19, 2012

What is Posterior Elbow Dislocation? Posterior elbow dislocation is the most common type of joint dislocation in children that are less than 10 years old. In adults, it is the second most commonly dislocated joint – preceded only by shoulder dislocations. Approximately 90% of all elbow dislocations are commonly seen in the non-dominant upper extremity. […]

Volar Lunate Dislocation

admin | December 19, 2012

What is a Volar Lunate Dislocation? The lunate is one of eight carpal bones located in the wrist. Several ligaments attach to the dorsal and palmar surfaces of these carpal bones, holding them together to provide stability in the wrist. Volar lunate dislocation is the last stage of perilunate dislocation. It is a fairly uncommon […]

Metacarpal-Phalangeal Joint (Fracture) Dislocation

admin | December 19, 2012

What is Finger Joint Dislocation? Finger Joint Dislocation involves a bone in the finger being put out of the joint.  A normal finger joint has the curved ends of two bones moving against each other, with a smooth layer of cartilage on each side to allow easy and pain-free motion.  With enough force, one of […]