Head of phalanx - Caput phalangis

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The head of phalanx is the distal extremity. It presentson the first and second row (except for the toe) a trochlear surface for articulation with the second phalanx.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Free part of lower limb > Bones of foot > Phalanges > Head of phalanx

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