Malgaigne, Joseph Francois

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Joseph François, French surgeon, 1806-1865.
Malgaigne amputation - amputation of the foot in which only the astragalus is retained. Synonym(s): subastragalar amputation
Malgaigne apparatus
Malgaigne bulging
Malgaigne clamp
Malgaigne fossa - a space containing the bifurcation of the common carotid artery. Synonym(s): carotid triangle; Malgaigne triangle
Malgaigne fracture
Malgaigne hernia - infantile inguinal hernia prior to the descent of the testis.
Malgaigne hook
Malgaigne luxation - longitudinal subluxation of the radial head from the anular ligament. Synonym(s): nursemaid's elbow
Malgaigne swelling
Malgaigne triangle - Synonym(s): Malgaigne fossa
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References in periodicals archive ?
Toohey, "External fixation of unstable malgaigne fractures: the comparative mechanical performance of a new configuration," Orthopaedic Review, vol.