Freiberg infraction

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Persistent pain and swelling of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the second toe.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Thickened and irregular  of the second metatarsal head consistent with a Freiberg infraction, with secondary degenerative changes at the second metatarsophalangeal joint. 

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Circle highlights changes of Freiberg infraction with associated secondary degenerative change. 

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Case information

rID: 44376
Published: 19th Apr 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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