Base 5th metatarsal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Fall now foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

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

Modality: X-ray

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: 11th Jul 2016
Tag: rapids
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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