In this procedure, the provider performs closed treatment of a metatarsophalangeal joint dislocation, which is abnormal separation of a joint. She performs this procedure using anesthesia for the patient. Metatarsals are the five long bones in the foot that connect the ankle area to the toes. Phalanges are bones of the toe. There are three in each toe except the greater toe, which has two phalanges. The metatarsophalangeal joint is a joint where the metatarsal bone of the foot attaches to the phalanx bone of the toe.
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