Third, fourth and fifth toe symphalangism

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Kickboxing injury. Normal variant on radiographs.

Patient Data

Age: 22-year-old
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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: 5th Apr 2016
Tag: rmh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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