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J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008 Jul-Aug;47(4):357-61. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2008.02.022. Epub 2008 May 12.

Traumatic dislocation of the first metatarsophalangeal joint with entrapment of the flexor hallucis longus tendon.

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  • 1Kocaeli University, School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Izmit, Turkey. kouortopcom@yahoo.com


A case of traumatic dislocation of the first metatarsophalangeal joint with concomitant fibular sesamoid fracture and thoracic vertebral fracture is presented. The first metatarsophalangeal joint was repaired by means of open reduction with collateral ligament repair. At 12 months following the operation, the patient displayed nonpainful and unrestricted first metatarsophalangeal joint motion.

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