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Gaenslen's manipulation

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Simple diagnostic manipulation for diagnosing primary-chronic inflammation of the metacarpophalangeal joint in lacking of exteriorly recognisable symptoms.


  • F. J. Gaenslen:
    Sacro-iliac arthrodesis: indications, author’s technic and end-results.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1927, 86: 2031-2035. Low back pain: etiology, diagnosis and treatment.
    Industrial Medicine, 1935, 4: 105-111.

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