middle phalanx


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middle phalanx

The phalanx of the finger or toe that lies between between the distal and the proximal phalanges. The first finger (thumb) and hallux (big toe) do not contain middle phalanges.

middle phalanx

When there are three phalanges, the phalanx intermediate between distal and proximal phalanges.
See also: phalanx
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Caption: FIGURE 1: AP radiograph showing large fusiform soft tissue swelling of right middle finger at a level of the middle phalanx.
When passing graft around the proximal phalanx, the graft is placed deep to the extensor tendon, and when passing graft at the middle phalanx, it is passed superficial to the extensor tendon.
Here, we report a case of GCT of middle phalanx of right ring finger due to its rare location as well as local recurrence after 10 months of primary curettage and bone grafting.
Avulsion of the central slip insertion on the middle phalanx will result in a boutonniere deformity with flexion at the PIP joint and a hyperextended DIP joint.
X-ray of bilateral hands showed ventral and radial angulation of the terminal phalanx relative to the middle phalanx with an apparent overgrowth of epiphysis on the palmar surface and a tiny bony spur, which projected distally to fit into a groove in the basal part of the shaft.
Stage 2 (MP3): Epiphysis of middle phalanx of middle finger (MP3) is same width as diaphysis.
Examples include volar and dorsal fractures of the distal phalanx, volar plate injuries of the middle phalanx, and gamekeeper's thumb involving the thumb metacarpophalangeal joint.
Examination revealed localized swelling of middle phalanx of left middle finger with no tenderness in the affected area.
There was medial subluxation of the middle phalanx as compared with the proximal phalanx of the right second digit.
CASE REPORT: An 18 year old young lady presented to the OPD with swelling of left ring finger over the radial aspect of the middle phalanx (Fig.