Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Lawrence Bramlage

Phalanges Fetlock joint, Disruption, Arthrodesis with tension band and wire

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Glossary

Approach to the fetlock joint

Since the fetlock joint will not fully open in any position, the collateral ligament is detached using an iatrogenic condylar fracture, which is created with a bone saw.

Note: An alternate technique involves the transection of the lateral collateral - and the metacarposesamoidean ligament, instead of the iatrogenic condylar fracture.

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v1.3 2013-11-20