Freiberg infraction

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Ankle and foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
X-ray

Collapse and sclerosis of the second metatarsal head in keeping with Freiberg infraction. No acute injury identified.

Case Discussion

Freiberg disease is also known as Freiberg infraction, and is osteochondrosis of metatarsal heads, typically affecting the 2nd metatarsal head. 

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Case information

rID: 34552
Published: 26th Feb 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: foot
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