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Too Many Toes Sign

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Too Many Toes Sign
Clinical demonstration of 'too many toes' sign on right side. Note the hindfoot valgus.[1]
  • Too many toes sign

Purpose

  • Evaluate causes of hind foot and ankle pain

Description

  • Examine shoeless patient from the back
  • Evaluate relationship between Achilles tendon and heel
  • Positive test
    • Too many toes are seen on the affected side (compared to unaffected)
    • Typically more than 1-2 toes

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Sung, Ki-Sun, and In-Sang Yu. "Acquired Adult Flatfoot: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Nonoperative Treatment." Journal of Korean Foot & Ankle Society 18.3 (2014).
Created by:
John Kiel on 29 May 2021 23:20:07
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25 May 2023 06:40:21
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