Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid - pseudo-Jones fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Trauma about a week ago.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Fracture line transverses the base of the 5th metatarsal bone, reaching the articular surface. Os peroneum and os naviculare are also seen.

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.

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Case information

rID: 62857
Published: 2nd Sep 2018
Last edited: 10th Sep 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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