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Images in paediatrics
A foot toe remember
  1. Philippa Anna Stilwell,
  2. Mariam Elbakry
  1. Neonatal Department, Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr. Philippa Anna Stilwell, Neonatal Department, Northwick Park Hospital, London HA1 3UJ, UK; philippa.stilwell{at}

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A baby born after a low-risk pregnancy was found to have an unusually large second toe of her right foot (figure 1) during the newborn infant physical examination (NIPE). Movement of the toe appeared painless and unrestricted. The rest of the physical examination was normal. There was no family history of limb hyperplasia. The toe has remained enlarged at 6 months of age (figure 2).

Figure 1

Clinical photograph of …

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  • Contributors PAS drafted and revised the work critically for important intellectual content. ME reviewed the text and contributed to the editing process.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

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