Pseudo Jones fracture

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Diagnosis certain


The patient complains of right foot pain after he fell from a high place Clinical examination: swollen and tenderness in the right foot, above the 5th metatarsal base

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Right 5th metatarsal styloid avulsed fracture is noted

Soft tissue swelling is noted

Annotated zoomed view


The fracture is located less than 13.36 mm distal to the styloid tip

Case Discussion

A case of an avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal bone, the fracture is located less than 1 cm distal to the styloid, whereas a Jones fracture is typically located at the metadiaphyseal junction, approximately 2 cm distal to the tip of the styloid.

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