hood apparatus

hood apparatus

tough fibrous structure that cloaks dorsum of first metatarsophalangeal joint (1 MTPJ), and inserts into dorsal periosteum of proximal phalanx, 1 MTPJ plantar plate and fibrous tunnel surrounding flexor hallucis longus tendon
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Intraoperatively a multilobulated swelling was found involving the dorsal aspect of the insertion of the dorsal hood apparatus and free from the joint and bone (Fig 5).