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A 9-year-old girl has pain over the fifth toe that is aggravated by shoe wear. Clinical photographs are shown in Figures 28a and 28b. Treatment of this deformity should consist of
extensor digitorum longus tenotomy.
extensor digitorum longus tenotomy with dorsal fifth metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint capsulotomy.
dorsal V-Y plasty for skin contracture, combined with extensor digitorum longus tenotomy and dorsal fifth MTP capsulotomy.
a dorsal and plantar racquet-shaped incision around the fifth toe, combined with extensor digitorum longus tenotomy and circumferential fifth MTP joint release (Butler procedure).
plantar proximal phalangeal resection.
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