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Brachymetatarsalgia or short toe

Brachymetatarsia


This is a congenital deformity that most commonly affected the 4th metatarsal bone. The deformity causes a shorten 4th metatarsal bone causing a short toe due to poor development.

Treatment: There are only 2 main ways to surgically correct this problem:

  1. Bone block with internal fixation.
  2. External fixation with Distraction osteogenesis, also called callus distraction, callotasis and osteodistraction.
mini external fixation for brachymetatarsalgia

mini external fixation for brachymetatarsalgia