Salter-Harris fracture of apophysis

Case contributed by Dr Daniel J Bell

Presentation

Twisted right ankle playing football. Ankle is swollen with reduced movement.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

Fracture through the base of the proximal fifth metatarsal extending into the growth plate between the apophysis and base of the fifth metatarsal, a Salter-Harris type 2.

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