Iselin disease: traction apophysitis base of the 5th metatarsal

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


3 months of lateral foot pain, sporty but no history of direct trauma

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male

Elevation, fragmentation and sclerosis of the apophysis with overlying soft tissue swelling.

Oedema of soft tissues surrounding the apophysis with bone marrow oedema in the apophysis and metaphysis of the 5th metatarsal base.

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Case information

rID: 19421
Case created: 7th Sep 2012
Last edited: 4th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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