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Management of nonreducible lesser toe interphalangeal dislocation: an unusual injury.
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PMID:  22659769     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Interphalangeal joint dislocations of the lesser toes are relatively rare in clinical practice. Most nonreducible interphalangeal joint dislocations occur as a result of rupture or interposition of the plantar plate or of the collateral ligament in the joint space, thus hindering a closed reduction and, in most cases, compelling an open reduction. A post-reduction radiologic exploration is then essential to identify such an entity and proceed consequently. In some cases, such as the one introduced herein, a misdiagnosis, along with an inadequate surgical correction may lead to recurrence of the deformity and, ultimately, to a salvage arthrodesis.
Authors:
Antonio Córdoba-Fernández
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association     Volume:  102     ISSN:  1930-8264     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Podiatr Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501423     Medline TA:  J Am Podiatr Med Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Podiatry, Seville University, Avicena s/n, Seville, 41009 Spain. acordoba@us.es.
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