distal phalanges

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  • The flat, wide expansions found at the tips of the distal phalanges are called apical tufts.
  • Vascular fold-like structures called laminae suspend the distal phalanx from the hoof wall.
  • The distal phalanges carry and shape nails and claws and are therefore occasionally referred to as the ungual phalanges.
  • The ED inserts into the middle and distal phalanges to extend the fingers and wrist.
  • Autoamputation of the distal phalanges is common and so is neuropathic joint degeneration.
  • Therefore, profundus's tendons go through the tendons of superficialis, and end up attaching to the distal phalanx.
  • Human fingers normally have a nail at the distal phalanx.
  • The surgery involves amputating the distal phalanges of all toes on the front paws, and sometimes the rear paws as well.
  • Phalange I only consists of a proximal and distal phalanx.
  • With hyperplasia of lamina, at the anterior portion of the distal phalanx, there results a thick "white line." Cited from Lameness of the Horse, by John Victor Lacroix
  • Declawing, for example, consists of removal of the distal phalanges using either a scalpel, scissors or laser.
  • The tendon is finally inserted on the base of the distal phalanx of the thumb.
  • Rotation of the distal phalanx necessitates a descent of its apical portion and there occurs a "dropped sole." Cited from Lameness of the Horse, by John Victor Lacroix
  • A house surgeon in the Montreal General Hospital underwent amputation of the distal phalanx to stop the spread of an infection.
  • The proximal, intermediate, and distal phalanges articulate with one another through interphalangeal articulations.
  • This latter bone articulates with the distal phalanx at the interphalangeal joint.
  • In the feet, it is characterized by absence of toenails and absence/hypoplasia of the distal phalanges.
  • A Jersey finger is an injury to an FDP tendon at its point of attachment to the distal phalanx.
  • They reported of two brothers with broad distal phalanges, sensorineural hearing loss, and facial features consistent with what would become known as Keipert or "nasodigitoacoustic" syndrome.
  • A healthy finger nail has the function of protecting the distal phalanx, the fingertip, and the surrounding soft tissues from injuries.
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