Volume 26, Issue 9 (Monthly_Dec 2015)                   J Urmia Univ Med Sci 2015, 26(9): 824-827 | Back to browse issues page

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Navaeifar N, Mirzatolouei F, Bagheri F. CASE REPORT: BIPHALANGISM OF ALL LATERAL TOES (2nd TO 5th) IN BOTH FEET. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2015; 26 (9) :824-827
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-3149-en.html
Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran , navaeifarnasrin@yahoo.com
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Received: 25 Aug, 2015 Accepted: 26 Oct , 2015

Abstract

Except for the hallux, the human toes classically present three phalanges. There have been numerous papers in regard to incidence of biphalangism in different countries. The most common site of biphalangism is in the fifth toe and its incidence declines in the second to fourth toe. Hence biphalangism of second to forth toe is rare, the bilateral biphalangism of all lateral toes has not been reported yet in the literature. We report a 22 y/o male with biphalangism of all lateral toes (2nd to 5th) in both feet.

SOURCE: URMIA MED J 2015: 26(9): 827 ISSN: 1027-3727

Keywords: Biphalangism
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Orthopedic

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