phalanx

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5) In contrast, bony involvement of the terminal phalanx under a psoriatic nail is rare.
Clinically, Kirner's deformity is characterized by shortening of the terminal phalanx of the little finger, which is stubby and deflected in a palmar and radial direction, typically described as "eagle-claw-like" by Sugiura, (7) with a small, dysmorphic "watch glass" nail.

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