Base 5th metatarsal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Fall now foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Lucency through the base of the 5th metatarsal consistent with fracture


Fracture line is better seen on the oblique than the frontal projection. 

Case Discussion

Base of the 5th metatarsal is a check area on both ankle and foot x-rays. 

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Case information

rID: 46613
Case created: 11th Jul 2016
Last edited: 13th Jul 2017
Tag: rapids
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