distal

(redirected from Distal phalanx)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

distal

[′dist·əl]
(biology)
Located away from the point of origin or attachment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Trimming of claw of group 2 chicks was performed by the method of partial amputation of the third toe (along the distal phalanx) using a hotblade debeaker; in group 3 chicks, the first and third toes; in group 4, the second and fourth toes.
In two patients, replantation was performed after avulsion-type amputation at distal phalanx level.
said that the mallet finger occurred most in the middle, ring, and little fingers.[26] It is important to notice that the approximate percentage of articular surface involvement in cases with bony avulsion of the base of the distal phalanx, the gap between the fracture fragments, and palmar subluxation and dislocation of the distal phalanx in the radiographs of osseous injuries.
In this case report, successful operative decompression to improve the circulation was not possible because of full-thickness necrosis of the distal phalanx due to late arrival at the hospital.
She was unable to extend the distal phalanx of her thumb.
Urbaniak, "Digital replantation at the level of the distal interphalangeal joint and the distal phalanx," Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
There was a deformity of the left index finger and X-ray verified fracture over distal phalanx. Other radiologic image including chest X-ray [Figure 1]a, chest and abdomen contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) of chest and abdomen showed negative finding.{Figure 1}
When the disease progressed to necrosis, the changes become irreversible and apex of distal phalanx has to be resected.
All patients who had volar subluxation of the distal phalanx, dorsal fragment including >30% of the joint, or displacement of >3 mm were offered surgical treatment.
Plain radiographs revealed osteolytic lesions in the distal end of his right ulna and first distal phalanx of his left foot.
Moreover, the distal phalanx structure in the species is incomparable with other bone structures.

Full browser ?