Subungual exostoses.

  title={Subungual exostoses.},
  author={Glenn C Landon and Kathy A. Johnson and David C. Dahlin},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={61 2},
From 1910 through 1975, forty-four patients with subungual exostoses were seen at the Mayo Clinic. Thirty-four of them had the exostosis on the great toe. Forty-three of the patients were treated by local excision and one was treated by amputation of the hallux. Five patients had local recurrence. None of the tumors underwent malignant change. Histologically, the tumors consisted of a proliferating fibrocartilaginous gap that merged into mature trabecular bone at its base. The growth in the cap… CONTINUE READING

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