Freiberg infraction

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Right foot X-rays

Flattening of the 2nd metatarsal head associated with cortical deformity, sclerosis and increased metatarsophalangeal joint space.

Case Discussion

Freiberg disease or avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head usually affect 2nd and 3rd metatarsal heads and usually post traumatic.

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Case information

rID: 31251
Published: 27th Sep 2014
Last edited: 16th Aug 2017
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