A previously unreported etiology of trigger toe

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (Impact Factor: 0.65). 07/2006; 96(4):356-8. DOI: 10.7547/0960356
Source: PubMed


Trigger toe is a rare entity, with only a few cases reported in the literature. It is usually seen in ballet dancers as a result of compression of the flexor hallucis longus tendon in the tarsal tunnel beneath the medial malleolus. We report a case of trigger toe due to a constricting lesion on the extensor hallucis longus tendon.

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