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.

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

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Case information

rID: 19421
Published: 7th Sep 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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