Pseudo-Jones fracture

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain


Slipped over a step and felt pain in the lateral aspect of the foot.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Three x-rays of the left foot demonstrating a fracture through the base of the fifth metatarsal involving the tarsometatarsal joint. This is in keeping with a pseudo-Jones fracture.

Case courtesy of Bob Cook, MD. Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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