The most commonly dislocated joint in the child's hand is the (AIIMS Nov 2012)
|A||Distal interphalangeal joint|
|B||Proximal interphalangeal joint|
Although dislocations in the hands of children are uncommon because the physes are generally weaker than the capsular and ligamentous structures, the metacarpophalangeal joint is the most commonly dislocated joint.
a. Dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint is second in frequency, followed distantly by dislocation of the distal interphalangeal joint.