1. Injury to cartilage results in a proliferation (not of the adult cartilage cells) but of the partially developed cells and surrounding fibrous and connective tissue.
2. The chemical changes accompanying such condition deserve more extensive study.
3. Injuries about the finger joints often lead to permanent deformities and may be amenable to treatment.
4. The differential diagnosis between joint infections and fibrocartilaginous injuries is usually not difficult.
5. The triangular fibrocartilage of the wrist is of importance in injuries in and about this area.
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