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Antegrade nailing (trochanteric)

Antegrade nailing femoral shaft – trochanteric entry point – Skin incision

A 3-5 cm incision is made 10-15 cm proximal to the tip of the greater trochanter on the proximal extension of the anatomical femoral bow (A).

(B) marks a horizontal line drawn from the top of the greater trochanter, which represents an incorrect skin incision.