Misnomers in Hand Surgery


Hand surgery literature is full of disease names and terms. Some of them are misnomers, which are misleading to physicians outside the specialty. Therefore, we decided to collect all misnomers and provide them via this paper. Considering development of sciences in future, perhaps avoidance from new misnomers is impossible, but awareness of this fact, lead us to be more ingenious in interpretation. On the other hand, we believe his collection would be interesting for most specialists in hand surgery and as well informative for others.

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Nabi R, Jafari D, Shariatzadeh H, Najdmazhar F, Ajvadi A. Misnomers in Hand Surgery. AJS. 2016;2(3-4):30-32.