Brachymetarsia - unilateral
Patient with known unilateral first toe congenital short metatarsus.
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AP/oblique feet plain radiograph showing unilateral congenital short metatarsus of the 1st metatarsal.
Unlike the majority of cases which are bilateral, this patient had a unilateral 1st toe brachymetatarsia 1. There is a strong female predilection as was in this patient 2.
- 1. Urano Y, Kobayashi A. Bone-lengthening for shortness of the fourth toe. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 60 (1): 91-3. Pubmed
- 2. J. S. Kim, G. H. Baek, M. S. Chung, P. W. Yoon. Multiple congenital brachymetatarsia. Bone & Joint Journal. 86-B (7): 1013. doi:10.1302/0301-620X.86B7.15255 - Pubmed