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Anton Fürst, Wayne McIlwraith, Dean Richardson

Executive Editor

Jörg Auer

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Approach for corrective osteotomy

The skin incision is made dorsolaterally over the common/long digital extensor tendon. The incision extends from the carpo-metacarpal/-tarsal joint to the distal McIII/MtIII physis.

approach for corrective osteotomy

The lateral digital extensor tendon is split longitudinally and a “Z-plasty” created if additional exposure is needed.

approach for corrective osteotomy