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Do not countersink the screws in the metaphysis as its cortex is very thin. If countersinking is attempted, all purchase ...

No countersinking in the metaphysis

Do not countersink the screws in the metaphysis as its cortex is very thin.
If countersinking is attempted, all purchase and compression may be lost due to screw-head breakthrough.