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3Decision making

If only one screw can be inserted into a small fragment, it will have to be placed within the joint cavity, but through the ...

Small fragments
If only one screw can be inserted into a small fragment, it will have to be placed within the joint cavity, but through the nonarticular face of the condyle, distal to the collateral ligament.
The lateral aspect of the phalangeal head, which is safe for screw placement, can be approached by flexing the DIP joint.