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Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Known case of leprosy for last 20 years. Finger deformity in right hand. Deformity in left foot.

Patient Data

Age: 45 yrs
Gender: Female

Concentric bone loss , reduction of length involving 5th metatarsal bone; sparing base.

Subluxation at 5th metatarso-phalangeal joint.

A soft tissue nodule along tibial ( medial ) aspect of forefoot.

Case Discussion

Known case of leprosy shows licked candy stick appearance of 5th metatarsal bone.

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Case information

rID: 30119
Published: 20th Jul 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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