Davos Courses

Executive Editor: Chris Colton

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

Middle phalanx - Simple transverse fracture

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Glossary

Make a skin incision from A to B. For further exposure, the incision can be extended proximally.

Midaxial to the middle phalanx

The midaxial approach is indicated for long and short oblique fractures, spiral, comminuted, and transverse fractures of the diaphysis and metaphysis of the middle phalanx.

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

Dorsal to the middle phalanx

The dorsal approach is indicated for oblique, spiral, comminuted, or transverse fractures of the diaphysis, or metaphysis of the middle phalanx.
It can also be used for corrective osteotomies of malunited fractures.

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v1.0 2008-11-08