Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

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Twisted right ankle.

Patient Data

Age: 77
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

There is a mildly displaced fracture through the base of the fifth metatarsal bone in keeping with an avulsion fracture. No evidence of other fractures. Screws within the navicular and medial cuneiform bones. Shortening of the hallux proximal phalanx.

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Case Information

rID: 44543
Case created: 27th Apr 2016
Last edited: 15th May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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