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Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands, Michael Castro, Christina Kabbash

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Joseph Schatzker, Richard Buckley

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Hallux, proximal phalanx, diaphysis, simple

Mechanism of the injury

Usually violent direct or indirect trauma to the first ray may result in this important injury, which is often overlooked and patients come late, because pain fails to subside.

Usually violent direct or indirect trauma to the first ray may result in this important injury,...

Imaging

Conventional radiographs of the symptomatic toe in AP and oblique projections are usually enough to make the diagnosis.