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Dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the fifth toe is an uncommon injury. When it is diagnosed in the acute phase, closed reduction is commonly an adequate treatment option. We describe a rare case of a 7-year-old patient who presented with late-diagnosed isolated dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the fifth toe. Although there are a few reported cases of late-diagnosis combined fracture-dislocation of the toes in both adult and pediatric age groups in the literature, belatedly diagnosed dislocation of the fifth toe without accompanying fracture in the pediatric population, to our knowledge, has not yet been reported. This patient achieved good clinical outcomes after treatment via open reduction and internal fixation.