Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Fiesky Nuñez, Renato Fricker, Matej Kastelec, Terry Axelrod

Middle phalanx - Multifragmentary fracture

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Make a skin incision from A to B. For further exposure, the incision can be extended proximally.

Midaxial to the middle phalanx

The midaxial approach is indicated for long and short oblique fractures, spiral, comminuted, and transverse fractures of the diaphysis and metaphysis of the middle phalanx.


v1.0 2008-11-08