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Authors

Fiesky Nuñez, Renato Fricker, Matej Kastelec, Terry Axelrod

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Chris Colton

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Percutaneous approach through the finger tip

1. Indications

The percutaneous approach through the finger tip is indicated for K-wire procedures of the distal phalanx.

2. Incision

Make a 1 cm horizontal incision just beneath the free border of the nail, over the center of the distal phalanx.
Bluntly dissect the subcutaneous tissues to the tip of the distal phalanx.

Make a 1 cm horizontal incision just beneath the free border of the nail, over the center of the distal phalanx