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Nicoladoni's operation

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Thumb replacement by transplantation of the second toe to the first metacarpal.

Description

Thumb replacement by transplantation of the second toe to the first metacarpal. Nicoladoni first succeeded in replacing the lost thumb of a boy from the second toe of his right foot.

Bibliography

  • C. Nicoladoni:
    Daumenplastik. Wiener klinische Wochenschrift 1897, 10 : 663-670. Daumenplastik und organischer Ersatz der Fingerspitze (Anticheiroplastik und Daktiloplastik). Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, 1900, 61: 606-614.

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