From the case: Freiberg infraction

MRI
Fourth metatarsal...
Oblique STIR
Fourth metatarsal - abnormal signal
Modality: MRI (STIR)

- “ MR images reveal edema in the shaft and head of 4th metatarsal - consistent with Freiberg infarction   ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Avascular necrosis - “ Avascular necrosis (AVN), or more correctly "osteonecrosis", is a generic term referring to an ischaemic death of the constituents of bone. AVN ha...”
  • Freiberg disease - “ Freiberg disease, also known as Freiberg infraction, is osteochondrosis of metatarsal heads. It typically affects the 2nd metatarsal head (the 3rd...”

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