1st metatarsal head fracture

Case contributed by Angel Romero Domínguez

Presentation

Left foot pain after trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Left foot

x_ray

Fracture of the first metatarsal head. Slightly displaced triangular bone fragment.

Case Discussion

Do not confuse the free bone fragment with a sesamoid bone. The hallux sesamoid bones are normal.

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