Davos Courses

Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Lawrence Bramlage, Alan Ruggles, Jeffrey Watkins

Phalanges

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Glossary

Stab incisions for palmar/plantar eminence fractures

Stab incisions

Palmar/plantar eminence fractures are usually reduced closed. Either small incisions or arthroscopic control are useful in assisting anatomic reduction.

Insertion of the screws is accomplished by means of stab incisions through the associated collateral ligament.

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