Head of proximal phalanx - Caput phalangis proximalis


The proximal phalanx (first phalanx) is composed by a proximal extremity (base), a shaft (body) and a distal extremity (head).

In horses, the distal trochlea is adaped for articulations with the proximal articular surface of the middle phalanx.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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