Posted By: Suzy on 2008-11-26
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Subject: PCP joint
I searched the word board as well as Google and couldn't find any mention of this. The doctor speaks very clearly and there is no doubt that he is saying PCP joint. I just do not know what it stands for and must expand all abbreviations used in the diagnosis/impression. Thank you for any help.
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Subject: There is also a PIP joint.
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