Krukenberg amputation

Kru·ken·berg am·pu·ta·tion

(krū'kĕn-berg),
a cineplastic amputation at the carpus with the distal end of the forearm used to create a forklike stump between radius and ulna; especially valuable in the blind because the stump has proprioception.

Kru·ken·berg am·pu·ta·tion

(krū'kĕn-berg amp'yū-tā'shŭn)
A cineplastic amputation at the carpus with the distal end of the forearm used to create a forklike stump; especially valuable in the blind because the stump has proprioception.

Krukenberg,

Friedrich, German pathologist, 1871-1946.
Krukenberg amputation - a cineplastic amputation at the carpus with the distal end of the forearm.
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