Dameron-Lawrence-Bofte classification of proximal 5th metatarsal fractures

Dameron-Lawrence-Bofte classification of proximal 5th metatarsal fractures divides fractures into three zones based on anatomy:

  • zone 1: tuberosity of 5th metatarsal
    • avulsion fracture of tuberosity or pseudo-jones fractures
  • zone 2: meta-diaphyseal junction
    • jones fractures
  • zone 3: proximal diaphyseal fractures
    • stress fractures
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rID: 47848
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Dameron's classification
  • Zonal classification

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