Freiberg disease

Case contributed by Dr Kashif Nadeem Liaqat

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Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Subchondral lucency with sclerosis and somewhat flattening of second metatarsal head seen consistent with Freiberg disease/infarction.

Case Discussion

Freiberg disease is an osteochondrosis of metatarsal heads. It typically affects the 2nd metatarsal head. It can be bilateral in up to 10% of cases.

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Case Information

rID: 38774
Case created: 3rd Aug 2015
Last edited: 27th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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