Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Lawrence Bramlage, Alan Ruggles

Phalanges Proximal phalanx, Dorsal complete biarticular, Screw fixation

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Lateral approach (prox. phalanx)

The standard lateral approach can be used for sagittal fractures of the proximal phalanx. The incision starts at the level of the fetlock joint and extends as far distally as necessary for insertion of the appropriate number of screws.


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