Jones fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

A nondisplaced transverse fracture is noted in the proximal metadiaphysis of the right fifth metatarsal bone.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with Jones fracture.
The proximal 5th metatarsal is the site of a number of fractures and variants which mimic fractures.

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