Turf toe

Case contributed by Dr Salem Bauones


Metatarsalgia of the big toe which increases after sport's activity and relieves at rest.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

MR images demonstrate high signal intensity of the medial aspect of the plantar plate of great toe, well seen on the coronal and sagittal T2W Fat Sat images. It corresponds to streching of the medial phalangeo-seasamoid ligament. No retraction of seasamoid bones or edema of flexor hallucis brevis or abductor hallucis.

Case Discussion

Grade 1 turf toe.

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Case information

rID: 24772
Published: 11th Sep 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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