Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


History of twisting injury to the left ankle/foot.


Left ankle and foot X-rays

Base of 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture.

Annotated image

Base of 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture.

Case Discussion

Avulsion fractures of the 5th metatarsal styloid should be differentiated from other proximal fifth metatarsal fractures

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Case information

rID: 38330
Published: 15th Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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