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Dorsal to base of 5th metacarpal

If a capsulotomy is not needed, mark the position of the joint with a  hypodermic needle or a small K-wire in order to ...

Pearl: Mark the joint with a hypodermic needle

If a capsulotomy is not needed, mark the position of the joint with a hypodermic needle or a small K-wire in order to prevent inadvertent damage to the joint with screws.