Disarticulation

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The term disarticulation refers to the disconnection of all or part of a limb from the body, specifically through a joint. This is in contrast to amputation, which is the disconnection or removal of the structure through a bone.

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Article information

rID: 37380
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Disarticulations

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  • Case 1: tibial disarticulation
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