J Korean Orthop Assoc.  2016 Jun;51(3):260-265. 10.4055/jkoa.2016.51.3.260.

Single Stage Reduction Operation for Treatment of Toe Macrodactyly in Skeletally Immature Patients

  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dongsan Medical Center, Daegu, Korea.
  • 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea. lidmania@daum.net
  • 3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Daegu Park's Hospital, Daegu, Korea.


Macrodactyly is one of the most difficult congenital anomalies to treat. Treatment of macrodactyly requires surgical intervention because it gives rise to esthetic, social, and functional disability including difficulty in wearing shoes. A myriad of surgical techniques has been introduced to reduce the size of macrodactyly. However, treatment of toe macrodactyly has not been spotlighted due to less significant functional and social issues compared with finger macrodactyly. We treated two patients with toe macrodactyly by single stage reduction operation.


toes; macrodactyly; single stage; reduction operation
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