proximal phalanx


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proximal phalanx

Any phalanx that articulates with a metacarpal or metatarsal bone.
See also: phalanx
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Closed reduction and percutaneous K-wires versus open reduction and interosseous loop wires for displaced unstable transverse fractures of the shaft of the proximal phalanx of the fingers in industrial workers.
In conclusion, we described two cases of sarcoma, necessitating resection of the thumb metacarpal that were reconstructed with an arthrodesis of the proximal phalanx of the thumb to the index metacarpal.
The #11 blade is now used to release the lateral capsule of the first metatarsophalangeal joint using a vertical pie crusting technique in a line distal to the joint and perpendicular to the long axis of the proximal phalanx.
Stage 5 (MP3cap - PP1cap - Rcap): Diaphysis is cov-ered by cap shaped epiphysis; in MP3cap, process begins at middle phalanx of third finger; in PP1cap, at proximal phalanx of thumb; in Rcap, at radius.
The palmar interossei (adduct the fingers) insert into the proximal phalanx and into the expansion of the extensor digitorum.
Although the volume and surface area of the proximal and medial phalanges belonging to the right and left middle fingers (Digitus tertius) were statistically different, the length of the proximal phalanx of the right one was also added to them.
Quantitative ultrasound was used to assess the axial speed of sound along the distal third of the radius, the proximal phalanx of the third finger, and the midshaft of the tibia.
1,2 Dorsal subluxation or dislocation of the proximal phalanx base on the metatarsal head occurs secondary to laxity or attenuation of the periarticular structures.
This results in a Salter fracture of the proximal phalanx of the thumb in an immature athlete.
Locality Catalog Number Skeletal Element 11A CMN 48628 right third metacarpal 11A CMN 48646 second phalanx digit 4 pes 11A CMN 24192 molariform 11A CMN 48661 left upper caniniform 11A CMN 22567 proximal phalanx 11A CMN 26193 proximal half ungual digit 3 manus 11A CMN 48449 second phalanx manus 11A CMN 24194 proximal right calcaneum 11A CMN 48656 proximal right calcaneum 22 CMN 14528 molariform 22 CMN 19203 upper fifth molariform 24 CMN 14883 second phalanx 29 CMN 14882 proximal half ungual 42 CMN 33247 molariform 44 CMN 43457 second phalanx 66 CMN 25148 left astragalus 66 CMN 31146 proximal phalanx 66 CMN 24215 left lower caniniform 66 CMN 23042 proximal phalanx digit 3 manus 84 CMN 31778 left upper caniniform 144 CMN 28550 second phalanx digit 3 manus
This allowed for symmetric stress on the MCPJs and for accurate measurement of the angle of the proximal phalanx and metacarpal.
9 mm PROXIMAL PHALANX ET 5414 ET 5428 AP: proximal end 34.

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