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Fractured distal phalanx

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Injury or Poisoning
Synonym: bone distal phalanx
HPO: HP:0041218


A partial or complete breakage of the distal phalanx. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVFractured distal phalanx

Professional guidelines


Sanderson M, Mohr B, Abraham MK
Emerg Med Clin North Am 2020 Feb;38(1):61-79. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2019.09.004. PMID: 31757255
Lin JS, Popp JE, Balch Samora J
J Pediatr Orthop 2019 Jan;39(1):e23-e27. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001275. PMID: 30358692
Lamaris GA, Matthew MK
Hand (N Y) 2017 May;12(3):223-228. Epub 2016 Mar 30 doi: 10.1177/1558944716642763. PMID: 28453357Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Faulkner H, Graham DJ, Hile M, Lawson RD, Sivakumar BS
Hand (N Y) 2023 Mar;18(2):300-306. Epub 2021 Jun 8 doi: 10.1177/15589447211014623. PMID: 34098748Free PMC Article
Kiely AL, Nolan GS, Cooper LRL
J Hand Surg Am 2022 Dec;47(12):1223.e1-1223.e20. Epub 2021 Nov 19 doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2021.08.022. PMID: 34810026
Umana GE, Scalia G, Palmisciano P, Passanisi M, Da Ros V, Pompili G, Barone F, Amico P, Tomasi SO, Graziano F, Patti IV, Mele S, Maugeri R, Raffa G, Giammalva GR, Iacopino GD, Germanò A, Nicoletti GF, Ippolito M, Sabini MG, Cicero S, Strigari L, Cuttone G
Medicina (Kaunas) 2021 Sep 9;57(9) doi: 10.3390/medicina57090950. PMID: 34577873Free PMC Article
Vrouwe SQ, Pham CH, Gillenwater TJ, Yenikomshian HA
Ann Plast Surg 2020 Jul;85(1):24-28. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000002193. PMID: 31913885
Metcalfe D, Aquilina AL, Hedley HM
J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2016 May;41(4):423-30. Epub 2015 Sep 1 doi: 10.1177/1753193415601055. PMID: 26329883

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