Jones fracture

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Twisting injury to left foot.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

X-ray of the left foot demonstrates a fracture of the proximal 5th metatarsal which is within 3 cm of the tarsometatarsal junction, and does not involve the articular surface. 

Case Discussion

The eponymous name for this injury pattern is a Jones fracture

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Case information

rID: 12641
Published: 27th Dec 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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