Brachymetarsia - unilateral

Case contributed by Dr Arnold Dumuje


Patient with known unilateral first toe congenital short metatarsus.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

AP/oblique feet plain radiograph showing unilateral congenital short metatarsus of the 1st metatarsal.

Case Discussion

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.

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Case information

rID: 51483
Published: 20th Feb 2017
Last edited: 29th Jun 2017
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