Base of 5th metatarsal apophysis and fracture
Injury during a football game. Pain over the lateral border of the foot.
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This child has an apophysis of the base of 5th and an avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styoid. Avulsion fractures are within 2 cm of the metatarsal styloid tip and are transverse. There is a longitudinal lucency adjacent to the base of 5th metatarsal which represents a the apophysis of the 5th metatarsal.