Freiberg infraction

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad Essam


15 years old female complaining of pain at the site at the second metatarsal bone since three years till now.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Female

The head of the second metatarsal bone is seen flattened with irregularity and mixed sub-articular sclerosis/edema of its articular surface is noted.

A small loose bony fragment is seen at the medial aspect of the right 2nd metatarso-phalangeal joint.

Findings are suggestive of underlying osteochondrosis (Freiberg's disease)

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Case information

rID: 18174
Published: 16th Jun 2012
Last edited: 20th Jul 2016
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