Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

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Trauma about 48 hours ago.

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Female

Transverse fracture line through the proximal 5th metatarsal is in favor of the avulsion fracture.

Case Discussion

Avulsion fractures of the 5th metatarsal styloid should be differentiated from other types of fractures that occur at the base of the 5th metatarsal as well as the normal 5th metatarsal apophysis. 

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Case information

rID: 64865
Published: 13th Dec 2018
Last edited: 13th Dec 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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