Freiberg infraction

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Ankle and foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

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
Case created: 25th Feb 2015
Last edited: 28th Oct 2015
Tag: foot
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