Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

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Trauma about 2 days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Transverse fracture line through the proximal 5th metatarsal, involving the articular surface is in favor of the avulsion fracture.

Os peroneum also is noted.

Case Discussion

Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid, should be differentiated from other types of fractures that occur at the base of the 5th metatarsal.

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Case information

rID: 63424
Published: 7th Oct 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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