Terminal tuft

Dr Mark Thurston and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The terminal tuft is the most distal part of a distal phalanx (toe or finger), comprising the flared bone distal to the shaft.

Related pathology

Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

Article information

rID: 40172
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Terminal tufts
  • Terminal phalangeal tufts

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: osteomyelitis (third toe)
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