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Hallucal sesamoid bone stress fracture; 21st century “club foot”
  1. R Singh,
  2. N Slater
  1. Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, The Maidstone Hospital, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9QQ, UK
  1. Correspondence to: Mr Slater (neilslater{at}

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A 24 year old woman complained of pain and swelling plantar surface of her right great toe after spending many hours dancing in a night club. This was her principal social activity. Although tall, she wore high heels. Examination revealed tenderness localised to the fibular sesamoid and radiography (fig 1) …

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