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Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 133-135

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

  • Carol L. BertoliAffiliated withDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • , John StassiAffiliated withDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • , Matthew D. RifkinAffiliated withDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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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

Ainhum Dactolysis spontanea