Subtle 5th metatarsal base fracture

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


Ankle pain after sports injury.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Undisplaced avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal base.

Case Discussion

Subtle fracture on the frontal and oblique projections but obvious on the lateral projection.

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Case information

rID: 53704
Published: 1st Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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