Digital Fractures and Dislocations. Diagnosis and Treatment

Clin Podiatry. 1985 Apr;2(2):233-45.

Abstract

A detailed discussion of the often underestimated dilemma of digital fractures and dislocations is presented. Illustrations accentuate the important concepts. An aggressive attitude should be adopted to avoid mismanagement and prolonged convalescence. Should the need arise, surgical intervention is emphasized.

MeSH terms

  • Athletic Injuries / diagnosis
  • Athletic Injuries / therapy
  • Dancing
  • Fractures, Bone* / diagnosis
  • Fractures, Bone* / etiology
  • Fractures, Bone* / surgery
  • Fractures, Bone* / therapy
  • Hallux / injuries
  • Humans
  • Joint Dislocations* / diagnosis
  • Joint Dislocations* / etiology
  • Joint Dislocations* / surgery
  • Joint Dislocations* / therapy
  • Sesamoid Bones / injuries
  • Toe Joint / injuries*