Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Trauma following fall. Tender base of 5th metatarsal.


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
Published: 10th Nov 2010
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
Tag: foot
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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