Cleft epiphysis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Table dropped on great toe.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Cleft epiphysis of the left great toe proximal phalanx.

Case Discussion

There is lucency projected over the epiphysis of the left great toe proximal phalanx. It is not a fracture, but a cleft epiphysis which is a normal developmental variant.

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Case information

rID: 24378
Case created: 11th Aug 2013
Last edited: 24th Aug 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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