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Dorsal to phalangeal metaphysis

Dorsal approach to the phalangeal metaphysis (after Pratt)

Indications for this approach

Use the dorsal approach to access intraarticular, metaphyseal, or diaphyseal fractures of the proximal phalanx, or any basal intraarticular fracture extending into the metaphysis, or diaphysis.