Jones and pseudo-Jones fractures

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci

Presentation

Foot trauma

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Transverse fracture line through the proximal 5th metatarsal, without involvement of articular surface, compatible with Jones fracture. There is also an oblique fracture line at the base of the 5th metatarsal, reaching the articular surface, consistent with pseudo-Jones fracture.

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