Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Bilateral symphalangism affecting the first to fourth toes with ankylosis of the proximal interphalangeal joints. 

Case Discussion

Symphalangism refers to the ankylosis of interphalangeal joints of the toes or fingers. Most commonly affects the distal interphalangeal joint of the fifth toe, this case demonstrates a variant of a variant! 

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Case information

rID: 31452
Published: 10th Oct 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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