Base of 5th metatarsal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso

Presentation

Pain on the right foot after twisting injury while working yesterday. On examination: tenderness, dorsolateral (tarsal and metatarsal part of the right foot), no open wound.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

The X-ray shows a non-displaced avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal base.

X-ray

Zoomed view

The X-ray shows a non-displaced avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal base.

Case Discussion

Case of non-displaced fracture of the 5th metatarsal base, no intra-articular extension is seen.

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Case information

rID: 87711
Published: 23rd Apr 2021
Last edited: 23rd Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Qatar Red Crescent

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