Foot - Phalangeal fracture

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Foot - Phalangeal fracture

  • Fractures of the phalangeal bones are usually well demonstrated with X-ray
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Flake fractures

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Flake fractures

  • Small flakes of bone are a common finding following trauma
  • The significance of these injuries depends on their anatomical location
  • The fracture of 5th metatarsal base shown here is at the insertion point of the peroneus brevis tendon and is therefore potentially more significant than the fracture of the cuboid bone