Avulsion fracture fifth metatarsal

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu

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Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Avulsion fracture of base of fifth metatarsal. 

Case Discussion

Three fractures commonly seen in the fifth metatarsal are the avulsion fracture, Jones fracture and stress fracture. Important to distinguish each one of them. 

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Case information

rID: 74788
Published: 5th Mar 2020
Last edited: 5th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Exir Medical Subspecialties Centre

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