Subungual Exostosis In A Young Woman

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Abstract

A case of Dupuytren's exostosis arising under the left great toenail of a 12 yr-old girl following an episode of trauma 5 mths earlier is reported. These lesions, occurring predominantly in young adults and usually affecting the great toe, have a propensity for local recurrence. The radiological and histological features and differential diagnosis are discussed.

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