Submetatarsal bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Swelling on planter aspect of great toe - Few days. Non-traumatic.

Patient Data

Age: about 40 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

A lesion with well-defined wall and internal mobile echoes is noted superficial to 1st metatarsal head and superficial to seasmoid. Local hypervascularity is noted.

No joint effusion.

No tenosynovitis.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest sub-metatarsal bursitis.

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Case Information

rID: 27213
Case created: 23rd Jan 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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