Stress reaction - third metatarsal

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Foot pain and edema.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Female

Stress reaction without fracture line of the third metatarsal shaft with moderate signal change on T1 but the intense high signal in the bone marrow and the surrounding soft tissues on PD FS and STIR FS sequences.

Reactive bone marrow edematous changes also are seen at the navicular and 3rd cuneiform bones.

Case Discussion

The recent patient case was a basketball player referred to us with sustained foot pain for two months.

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Case information

rID: 63107
Published: 15th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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