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A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case

Kenan Koca, Bahtiyar Demiralp, Yuksel Yurttas, Inanc Guven, Ercan Koseoglu, Serkan Akpancar, Mustafa Basbozkurt.

Abstract
The aim of this study was to present a neglected, unclassifiable case that involved a central type polydactyl adult with 7 toes and metatarsals, 4 cuneiforms and 1 cuboid. A 22 year-old male soldier with a right polydactyl was referred to our hospital. He suffered from the need of excessively wide-shoes and occasional shoe irritation. He was evaluated with plain radiography and 3D tomography. The patient had central-type polydactyl with 7 toes and metatarsals, and 4 cuneiforms and 1 cuboid. Ankles and hind feet were completely normal. All toes were capable of tendon flexion and extension. His medical and family history was unremarkable. We planned to excise the excessive toes and metatarsals, but the patient denied the surgery. We present a very rare case with a central polydactyl having 7 toes and metatarsals, 4 cuneiforms and 1 cuboid. The striking point in our case was that he was a neglected, unclassifiable case.

Key words: Polydactyl, central, classification


 
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Koca K, Demiralp B, Yurttas Y, Guven I, Koseoglu E, Akpancar S, Basbozkurt M. A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2017; 6(1): 45-48. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930


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Koca K, Demiralp B, Yurttas Y, Guven I, Koseoglu E, Akpancar S, Basbozkurt M. A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case. http://www.acesjournal.org/?mno=175065 [Access: January 19, 2018]. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930


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Koca K, Demiralp B, Yurttas Y, Guven I, Koseoglu E, Akpancar S, Basbozkurt M. A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2017; 6(1): 45-48. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930



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Koca K, Demiralp B, Yurttas Y, Guven I, Koseoglu E, Akpancar S, Basbozkurt M. A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case. Arch Clin Exp Surg. (2017), [cited January 19, 2018]; 6(1): 45-48. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930



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Koca, K., Demiralp, B., Yurttas, Y., Guven, I., Koseoglu, E., Akpancar, S. & Basbozkurt, M. (2017) A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case. Arch Clin Exp Surg, 6 (1), 45-48. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930



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Koca, Kenan, Bahtiyar Demiralp, Yuksel Yurttas, Inanc Guven, Ercan Koseoglu, Serkan Akpancar, and Mustafa Basbozkurt. 2017. A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 6 (1), 45-48. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930



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Koca, Kenan, Bahtiyar Demiralp, Yuksel Yurttas, Inanc Guven, Ercan Koseoglu, Serkan Akpancar, and Mustafa Basbozkurt. "A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 6 (2017), 45-48. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930



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Koca, Kenan, Bahtiyar Demiralp, Yuksel Yurttas, Inanc Guven, Ercan Koseoglu, Serkan Akpancar, and Mustafa Basbozkurt. "A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 6.1 (2017), 45-48. Print. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930



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Koca, K., Demiralp, B., Yurttas, Y., Guven, I., Koseoglu, E., Akpancar, S. & Basbozkurt, M. (2017) A seven-toed central polydactyl in an adult: A neglected, unclassifiable case. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 6 (1), 45-48. doi:10.5455/aces.20150516031930





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