Jones and pseudo-Jones fractures

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Trauma about 2 weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Transverse fracture through the proximal 5th metatarsal , not involving the articular surface in favor of Jones fracture. There is also tiny fracture line transverses the base of the 5th metatarsal bone, reaching the articular surface, consistent with an avulsion fracture also known as pseudo-Jones fracture.

Case Discussion

The proximal 5th metatarsal is the site of a number of fractures and variants which mimic fractures.

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Case information

rID: 62720
Published: 28th Aug 2018
Last edited: 30th Aug 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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