Metatarsal stress fracture

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk

Presentation

Ongoing mid foot pain over a week. No history of trauma. Runs 5 days a week.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Subtle periostal reaction seen in the tibial aspect of the second metatarsal neck, best appreciated on the frontal view. 

No other abnormality. 

X-ray

Annotated image. 

Case Discussion

A case of a stress fracture of the 2nd metatarsal in a physically active individual.

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Case information

rID: 55064
Published: 22nd Aug 2017
Last edited: 23rd Aug 2017
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