subastragalar amputation(redirected from Malgaigne amputation)
amputation of the foot in which only the astragalus is retained.
Synonym(s): Malgaigne amputation
Malgaigne,Joseph François, French surgeon, 1806-1865.
Malgaigne amputation - amputation of the foot in which only the astragalus is retained. Synonym(s): subastragalar amputation
Malgaigne fossa - a space containing the bifurcation of the common carotid artery. Synonym(s): carotid triangle; Malgaigne triangle
Malgaigne hernia - infantile inguinal hernia prior to the descent of the testis.
Malgaigne luxation - longitudinal subluxation of the radial head from the anular ligament. Synonym(s): nursemaid's elbow
Malgaigne triangle - Synonym(s): Malgaigne fossa