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Summary Information: Phalanges

Phalanges: The phalanges are the bones that make up and give structure to the fingers and the toes. There are three types of phalanges: proximal phalanges, distal phalanges and middle phalanges. The functions of the phalanges include supporting movement of the fingers and toes and creating insertion points for muscles. Conditions that can afflict the phalanges include infection, trauma, fracture, osteomyelitis and dislocations.

Closely Related Organs: Phalanges

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Phalanges:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Phalanges

The following conditions are related to the organ: Phalanges:

Other Names: Phalanges

The following are other names for the organ: Phalanges:

Sub Parts: Phalanges

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Phalanges:

  • Proximal phalanges
  • Distal phalanges
  • Middle phalanges

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Phalanges

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Phalanges:

Condition count: 2 ; see list below.

Organ types: Bone (91)

Related organs: fingers (17), toes (17)

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Diseases List for Phalanges:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Phalanges' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


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