Fracture of the base of the proximal phalanx of the little toe: x-ray and tomography

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy

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Trauma to the left foot while playing. Pain and swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years

Tomography clearly depicts a fissure fracture noted at the base of the proximal phalanx of the left 5th toe with no intraarticular extension or significant displacement.

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Case Information

rID: 46763
Case created: 15th Jul 2016
Last edited: 13th Aug 2016
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