Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 2024; 28(02): 213-217
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1775863
Review Article

Turf Toe Injury: A Pictorial Review and a Didactic Case Report

1   Department of Radiology, OLV Ziekenhuis Aalst, Aalst, Belgium
Wahid Rezaie
2   Department of Orthopaedics, OLV Ziekenhuis Aalst, Aalst, Belgium
Philip Simons
1   Department of Radiology, OLV Ziekenhuis Aalst, Aalst, Belgium
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Hyperextension of the first metatarsophalangeal joint can lead to a turf toe injury of the plantar plate complex, resulting in significant morbidity for athletes. This article reviews the anatomy, pathophysiology, classification, and imaging findings of turf toe injuries. In turf toe trauma, many different structures can be injured, with the sesamoid-phalangeal ligaments the most common. Diagnosis, classification, and treatment options rely on clinical evaluation and specific magnetic resonance imaging findings. It is vital for radiologists to understand the anatomy, pathophysiology, and imaging findings of turf toe injuries to ensure an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management.


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14. März 2024

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