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Distal Articular Facet of Proximal Phalanx of Third Toe
Skeletal System

Distal Articular Facet of Proximal Phalanx of Third Toe

Facies articularis distalis phalangis proximalis digiti tertii pedis

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The distal articular facet of proximal phalanx of third toe is the pulley-shaped, anterior area of its head. It articulates with the proximal articular facet of the middle phalanx of third toe, forming the proximal interphalangeal joint of the third toe.

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Proximal Phalanx

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Based on the second proximal phalanx, it was possible to make a further comparison between the antemortem radiograph and the postmortem material, specifically an X-ray and a photograph of the bone.

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