1. The etiology and pathology of recurvation deformity of the proximal interphalangeal joint are discussed.
2. Four cases of recurvation deformity and a simple operative procedure to correct this deformity are presented.
3. The results obtained in these cases warrant continued use of this procedure to correct a deformity heretofore difficult to manage.
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