Turf toe


First MTP joint 'turf toe' injury.

  1. Rupture of the first MTP joint plantar plate / intersesamoid ligament.
  2. Osteochondral injury and bony contusion of the plantar medial aspect of the first metatarsal head directly adjacent to the distal aspect of the medial sesamoid.
  3. Avulsion of the distal attachment of the dorsal capsule of the first metatarsophalangeal joint allowing slight plantar subluxation of the proximal phalanx.
  4. Background degenerative disease within the first MTP joint.