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Is That My Toe?

Author: Mark Hopkins, MD, CAQ-SM
Peer-Reviewer and Final Editor: Alex Tomesch, MD, CAQ-SM

A 40-year-old female presents for left 1st toe pain. She had her toes curled when someone stood up and pushed off of her, pushing her toes into the ground and creating a deformity.

Image 1. Clinical Image of Left Foot. Author’s own


[1] Hood CR Jr, Riding PJ, Cook AC. Another Classification of First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Dislocation-Type 3: Review and Case Description of the Plantar Dislocation. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2019 May;58(3):534-539. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2018.09.012. Epub 2019 Mar 20. PMID: 30902493.