Symphalangism of the fifth toe with fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 22
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Fusion of the distal and middle phalanges of the fifth toe complicated by oblique, undisplaced fracture. 

Modality: Annotated image

Zoomed image of the toes. 

Case Discussion

Fusion of the phalanges is a common variant and is called symphalangism

This case is an example of pathology occurring in an anatomical variant. 

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Case Information

rID: 30916
Case created: 9th Sep 2014
Last edited: 6th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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