Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Fiesky Nuñez, Renato Fricker, Matej Kastelec, Terry Axelrod

Proximal phalanx - Oblique head fracture

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Glossary

For proximal fractures, make a skin incision from B to C. For further exposure the incision can be extended to A.

Midaxial to the proximal phalanx

The midaxial approach is indicated for oblique, spiral, comminuted, or transverse fractures, of the diaphysis and metaphysis.

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Use the dorsal approach to access fractures of the proximal phalanx, for intraarticular, metaphyseal, or diaphyseal fractures, or any intraarticular fracture extending into ...

Dorsal to phalangeal metaphysis

Use the dorsal approach to access fractures of the proximal phalanx, for intraarticular, metaphyseal, or diaphyseal fractures, or any intraarticular fracture extending into the metaphysis or diaphysis.

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v1.0 2008-11-08