Polydactyly

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Trauma following fall. Tender base of 5th metatarsal.

Modality: X-ray

There is no fracture, but there is an additional toe that projects from the distal 5th metatarsal and contains a proximal and distal phalanx. Presumably, this was noted clinically!

Case Discussion

This child has an extra digit on their foot (polydactyly).

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Case Information

rID: 12322
Case created: 10th Nov 2010
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
Tag: foot
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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