Why Is This Man’s Toe Painful, Swollen, and Red?
David L. Kaplan, MD—Series Editor
University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas
Kaplan DL. Why is this man’s toe painful, swollen, and red? Consultant. 2013;53(5):310,312.
Three days after the acute onset of pain and swelling of the second toe of his right foot, a 63-year-old man seeks medical care. He denies any trauma. The patient takes no medications.
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