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 (fə-lăn′jē-əl, fā-) also pha·lan·gal (fə-lăng′gəl, fā-) or pha·lan·ge·an (fə-lăn′jē-ən, fā-)
adj. Anatomy
Of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges.


(fəˈlændʒɪəl) or


(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges


(fəˈlæn dʒi əl)

of or pertaining to a phalanx or the phalanges.
[1825–35; < New Latin phalange(us) + -al1]
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Adj.1.phalangeal - of or relating to the bones of the fingers or toes
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At the early stage of the development, we try to develop the device using only an actuator to assist the MetaCarpo Phalangeal (MCP) joint and Proximal Interphalangeal (PIP) joint.
2) In distal and middle phalangeal lesions, the conventional procedure is transverse amputation, including the head of the proximal neighboring joint of the diseased phalanx, and closing the defect with dorsal and ventral flaps.
Performance of five phalangeal QUS parameters in the evaluation of gonadal-status, age and vertebral fracture risk compared with DXA.
There are many literature studies showing satisfactory results of unstable metacarpal and phalangeal fractures treated with AO mini plate and screws.
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Table 2 shows the frequency of carpal, phalangeal, and tarsal bone fractures.
There is progressive flexion of the proximal interphalangeal joints (PIP) with extension of both the metatarsal phalangeal (MTP) and distal interphalangeal joints (DIP).
Abbreviations CT --computed tomography MRI --magnetic resonance imagining ADL --activities of daily living AOFAS --American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Score FAOS --Foot and Ankle Outcome Score OCD --osteo-chondral defect MTP --metatarso phalangeal IP --inter phalangeal QOL --quality of life
Self-stretching by the patient himself: patient standing with the affected hand placed on a table top with his shoulder adducted, elbow extended, wrist joint, metacarpo phalangeal joint and proximal and distal inter-phalangeal joints extended and maintaining the position by the other hand being placed on the affected hand for at least 20 to 30 seconds initially and then progressing to 2 to 3 minutes.
Objective: To evaluate the role of external fixator to treat the soft tissue condition along with metacarpal and phalangeal fracture in terms of fracture union and active range of motion.
Another cross-sectional study also found no correlation between habitual knuckle popping of the metacarpal phalangeal joint and the prevalence of OA in that joint.