Third, fourth and fifth toe symphalangism

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Kickboxing injury. Normal variant on radiographs.

Patient Data

Age: 22-year-old
Gender: Male

Bones and joint spaces are preserved. No signs of fractures. Third, fourth and fifth toe symphalangism (variant).

Case Discussion

Normal exam showing third, fourth and fifth toe symphalangism.

Symphalangism refers to ankylosis of the interphalangeal joints (i.e. fusion of the phalanges) in either the toes or the fingers. 

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Case information

rID: 44043
Case created: 4th Apr 2016
Last edited: 18th May 2017
Tag: rmh
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