proximal phalanx

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proximal phalanx

Any phalanx that articulates with a metacarpal or metatarsal bone.
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BMD of postmenopausal females was assessed from distal metaphysis of the proximal phalanges of fingers II to V (index, middle, ring and little finger) using DBM Sonic Bone profiler manufactured by IGEA, Capri, Italy, Model: BP01.
Percutaneous internal fixation of fractures of the proximal phalanges.
5), separate longitudinal incisions were made on the plantar aspects of the proximal phalanges of the second and third digits of right hind paw and carefully dissected to expose the synovial sheath.
4: Implants for osteotomy, arthrodesis joints of the foot, metatarsal osteotomy in the distal and proximal phalanges osteotomy,
Intermittent headache and visual scotomas had been present for one year, and for four years, the patient complained of having arthralgia and/or migratory arthritis, especially in the ankles, knees, elbows and proximal phalanges.
Three of the proximal phalanges were sampled for ancient DNA (aDNA; Figs.
X-rays of both knees in AP view and legs with feet in AP and lateral views showed genu valgus, metaphyseal expansion of long bones, and tapering of the proximal phalanges respectively (Fig.
3 Ulnar paralysis (fixed claw fingers) and/or loss of phalanges (not including proximal phalanges and not including thumb) Grade 2.
The dorsal interossei (abduct the fingers) also insert into the proximal phalanges and dorsal digital hood.
In addition, the interdigital metacarpo/metatarsointersesamoid ligament is not found in the domestic ruminants, but in llamas it consolidates the relationships between the metacarpal/ metatarsal bones, the proximal phalanges and the corresponding PSB.
Dorsally, the extensor hallucis longus (EHL) inserts onto the distal phalanges and the extensor hallucis brevis (EHB) onto the proximal phalanges.

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