Base 5th metatarsal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Fall now foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

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

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: 13th Jul 2017
Tag: rapids
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