Congenital curly fifth toe correction surgical technique
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Two main types of chronic fifth toe deformity are seen , under-lapping and overlapping. These are most commonly multi-planar deformities associated also with adduction and rotation.
The corrective procedure is adapted to the level and flexibility of the deformity. Both dorsal and plantar approaches may be required.
Author: Mark Herron FRCS
Institution: The Wellington Hospital , London