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Turf Toe Dislocation of MTP Great Toe Wheeless

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Description: Turf Toe is a tear of joint capsule from MT head which results in subluxation or dislocation of first MTP joint
- caused by hyperextension (most common), hyperflexion, or valgus injury;
- associated with decreased ROM at first MTP joint & its sequele can include hallux rigidus, and can exacerbate sesamoiditis;
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Fri Jul 02 2010