Brachymetatarsia

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Bilateral foot deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 25-year-old
Gender: Male
X-ray

Shortened 4th metatarsal bones of both feet.

Case Discussion

Shortened 4th metatarsal bones of both feet.

Brachymetatarsia (a.k.a. congenital short metatarsus) is a rare condition that develops from early closure of the growth plate.

 It typically involves the fourth ray or, less frequently, more than one metatarsal bone. 

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Case information

rID: 48456
Published: 7th Oct 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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