Osteonecrosis of 2nd metatarsal head (Freiberg infraction)

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Collapse and sclerosis of the second metatarsal head. 

Case Discussion

Osteonecrosis of the 2nd metatarsal head reported in 1914 by Freiberg and is thus known as Freiberg infraction.

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Case information

rID: 9792
Case created: 24th May 2010
Last edited: 15th Mar 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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