Base of 5th metatarsal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Injury while playing football. Tender along the lateral border of the foot.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Transverse lucency across the base of the 5th metatarsal. This represents a minimally displaced fracture.

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Case information

rID: 66205
Published: 11th Feb 2019
Last edited: 11th Feb 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: NHS Lothian

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