subperiosteal amputation

(redirected from periosteoplastic amputation)

sub·per·i·os·te·al am·pu·ta·tion

amputation in which the periosteum is stripped back from the bone and replaced afterward, forming a periosteal flap over the cut end.

sub·per·i·os·te·al am·pu·ta·tion

(sŭb'per-ē-os'tē-ăl amp'yū-tā'shŭn)
Form of surgical removal in which the periosteum is stripped back from the bone and replaced afterward, forming a periosteal flap over the cut end.
Synonym(s): periosteoplastic amputation.
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