Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 133–135

Ainhum — An unusual presentation involving the second toe in a white male

  • Carol L. Bertoli
  • John Stassi
  • Matthew D. Rifkin
Articles

DOI: 10.1007/BF00348802

Cite this article as:
Bertoli, C.L., Stassi, J. & Rifkin, M.D. Skeletal Radiol (1984) 11: 133. doi:10.1007/BF00348802

Abstract

Ainhum (dactolysis spontanea) is most frequently seen involving the fifth toes of black men. An atypical case involving the second toes bilaterally in a white male is presented. The differential diagnosis, radiological findings and pathological appearance of this rare entity are discussed.

Key words

AinhumDactolysis spontanea

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© International Skeletal Society 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol L. Bertoli
    • 1
  • John Stassi
    • 1
  • Matthew D. Rifkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThomas Jefferson University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA