Symphalangism of the fifth toe

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

On the right foot.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
X-ray

Right foot X-ray

Fusion of the distal and middle phalanges of the fifth toe. No trauma injuries. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a common anatomical variant called symphalangism

Portuguese: Este caso ilustra uma variante anatômica comum denominada sinfalangismo (fusão das falanges).

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Case information

rID: 38858
Case created: 8th Aug 2015
Last edited: 28th Aug 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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