Stress fracture of the proximal phalanx of the great toe.

@article{Shiraishi1993StressFO,
  title={Stress fracture of the proximal phalanx of the great toe.},
  author={Masayuki Shiraishi and Hiroshi Mizuta and Keisuke Kubota and Katsuya Sakuma and Katsumasa Takagi},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  year={1993},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={28-34}
}
Three cases of stress fracture of the proximal phalanx of the great toe occurring in a 12-year-old female volleyball player, a 17-year-old female long distance runner, and a 12-year-old male soccer player are reported. This condition probably develops after repeated forced dorsiflexion of the first metatarsophalangeal joint with changing steps. When athletes who repeatedly run and jump complain of pain in the first metatarsophalangeal joint, and there is no history of trauma, this condition… CONTINUE READING

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