Freiberg disease

Case contributed by Servet Kahveci


Patient with diabetes mellitus and systemic lupus erythematosus, foot pain

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Flattening and minimal subchondral sclerosis of the second metatarsal head, consistent with Freiberg disease.

There is an intra-medullary sclerotic lesion at the distal tibia and navicular bone indicating bone infarctions.

Case Discussion

An example of Freiberg disease of the second metatarsal head.

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