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Sclerosis of hallux phalanx

MedGen UID:
866580
Concept ID:
C4020926
Anatomical Abnormality
Synonyms: Increased bone density in big toe bone; Sclerosis of the phalanges of the hallux
 
HPO: HP:0100930

Definition

An elevation in bone density in one or more phalanges of the big toe. Sclerosis is normally detected on a radiograph as an area of increased opacity. [from HPO]

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Etiology

Beeson P, Phillips C, Corr S, Ribbans WJ
Foot (Edinb) 2009 Mar;19(1):7-21. Epub 2008 Oct 10 doi: 10.1016/j.foot.2008.07.002. PMID: 20307444

Diagnosis

Hattori H, Takase K, Morohashi A
Orthopedics 2011 Aug 8;34(8):e432-5. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20110627-33. PMID: 21815591
Hatori M, Watanabe M, Kokubun S
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2007 Mar-Apr;97(2):156-9. doi: 10.7547/0970156. PMID: 17369324

Therapy

Hattori H, Takase K, Morohashi A
Orthopedics 2011 Aug 8;34(8):e432-5. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20110627-33. PMID: 21815591

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