5th metatarsal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones




Oblique fracture of the distal 5th metatarsal diaphysis with some periosteal reaction and early callus formation.

Case Discussion

A classic footballer's injury: inversion resulting in a base of 5th metatarsal fracture.

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Case information

rID: 6460
Published: 29th Jun 2009
Last edited: 2nd Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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