Differential diagnosis for metatarsal region pain

Forefoot pain in the metatarsal region is a common complaint and may be caused by a number of conditions. It is worthwhile for a radiologist to have some knowledge of the potential causes and their imaging features.1

Trauma
Infection
Joint disorders
Tendon disorders
Non-neoplastic soft-tissue masses
Neoplastic masses
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Section: Gamuts
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  • Causes of metatarsal region pain

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