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Iselin disease

Iselins disease is defined as apophysitis of base of 5th metatarsal . Most common in sport injuries . Most commonly seen in males. It is benign and self limiting condition .

Cause

Due to repetitive traction of peroneus brevis tendon at the site of its attachment . Predisposing factors are jumping , running

Radiographic findings

Obliquely oriented small bony fleck is noted at the base of 5th metatarsal . Best seen on oblique radiograph . Apophyseal irregularity is noted

Differential diagnosis

Normal apophysis

Accessory ossicle

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