Subtotal second toe amputation
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Motorcycle accident with left foot twisting through the wheel rim.
Comminuted fracture of the middle phalanx of the second finger, with fragment deviation.
Subtotal amputation of the second toe, with partial preservation of the proximal phalanx.
The exposed fracture evolved with dry necrosis of the distal segment of the second left toe, requiring surgical amputation of the affected toe and regularization of the stump.
Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Arthemizio Antônio Lopes Rocha M.D.