Executive Editor: Chris Colton

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

Middle phalanx - PIP joint - volar plate avulsion

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Glossary

The palmar approach is mainly indicated for  avulsion fractures of the volar plate, and for fracture dislocations of the PIP joint, or for  comminuted impacted  fractures of middle phalanx (pilon) fractures.

Palmar to PIP joint

The palmar approach is mainly indicated for  avulsion fractures of the volar plate, and for fracture dislocations of the PIP joint, or for  comminuted impacted  fractures of middle phalanx (pilon) fractures.

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v1.0 2008-11-08