Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ The apophysis at the base of the 5th metatarsal should not be confused with an avulsion fracture. ”

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  • Os peroneum - “ An os peroneum is a small accessory bone located at the lateral plantar aspect of the cuboid within the substance of the peroneus longus tendon as...”
  • Apophysis of the proximal 5th metatarsal - “ The apophysis of the proximal 5th metatarsal lies laterally and is oriented longitudinally parallel to the shaft. Apophysis of the fifth metatars...”
  • Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid - “ Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid, also known as a pseudo-Jones fracture or a dancer fracture, is one of the more common foot avulsi...”

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