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5th toe proximal phalanx fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Foot trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Fracture through the shaft of fifth toe proximal phalanx is noted with a mildly displaced fractured fragment.

Case Discussion

Phalanx fractures often result from direct trauma to the toes. The important point in the recent case is that any suspected fracture must be checked in at least 2 views.

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Case information

rID: 73985
Published: 5th Feb 2020
Last edited: 6th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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