Fracture distal phalanx of great toe

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci

Presentation

Injury after bike accident

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male
  • On AP view, there is a lucent line at the base of distal phalanx of great toe, reaching the articular surface.
  • On oblique view, a lucent line is also seen with cortical step at dorsal aspect of distal phalanx of great toe confirming fracture.

Case Discussion

Undisplaced fracture of the distal phalanx of the great (big) toe.

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