Metatarsophalangeal dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Right foot injury

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

The AP and lateral radiographs show a metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint dislocation of the 5th digit with a small cortical avulsion-fracture of the medial aspect of the proximal phalangeal base (well-visualized mainly on the AP view). Note a periarticular soft tissue swelling at the same level (edema).

Case Discussion

Radiological appearances of a 5th MTP joint dislocation with associated avulsion-fracture of the proximal phalangeal base

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Case information

rID: 64691
Published: 4th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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