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5Fixation

Short oblique shaft fractures of the proximal phalanx – Compression plate fixation

Insert third screw eccentrically

Drill eccentrically for the third screw on the other side of the fracture, leaving empty the plate hole for the planned lag screw. Measure for screw length, and eccentrically insert a screw.
Tightening this eccentric screw will compress the fracture axially.