Freiberg infraction

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Presentation

Chronic foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is flattening and irregularity of the left second metatarsal head, in distinction to the other MTP joints.

Case Discussion

Appearance in keeping with avascular necrosis of the 2nd metatarsal head (Freiberg infraction).

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Case information

rID: 49746
Case created: 2nd Dec 2016
Last edited: 30th Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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