Executive Editor: Chris Colton

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

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Glossary

Percutaneous through finger tip

Indications

The percutaneous approach through the finger tip is indicated for K-wire procedures of the distal phalanx.


Make a 1 cm horizontal incision just beneath the free border of the nail, over the center of the distal phalanx enlarge

Incision

Make a 1 cm horizontal incision just beneath the free border of the nail, over the center of the distal phalanx.
Bluntly dissect the subcutaneous tissues to the tip of the distal phalanx.

v1.0 2008-11-08