From the case: Freiberg infraction

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 article:

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

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