Hitchhiker thumb deformity | Radiology Reference Article | gnresoundab.info - Hitch hikers thumb about
- Views: 599 212
Hitchhiker’s thumb is a thumb that’s hypermobile, or very flexible, and able to bend backward beyond the normal range of motion. People with hitchhiker’s thumb have distal joints that can bend back as far as 90 degrees. Hitchhiker’s thumb can occur in one or both thumbs. Hitchhiker's thumb is otherwise known as distal hyperextensibility of the thumb. This is because of the genetic traits that make a person bend his thumb.