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Fifth metatarsal styloid avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Lateral foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
Minimally displaced avulsion fracture of the fifth metatarsal styloid. No further fracture identified. Skeletal alignment within normal limits.

Case Discussion

The proximal aspect of the fifth metatarsal is a check area on all ankle and foot x-rays.
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Case information

rID: 56065
Published: 9th Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: rapids2
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