Foot - Metatarsal fracture

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Foot - Metatarsal fracture

  • 2 good views are required to look for suspected metatarsal bone fractures

Foot - 5th Metatarsal base fracture

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Foot - 5th Metatarsal base fracture

  • The base of the 5th metatarsal is a common site for a fracture

Foot - 5th Metatarsal base fracture

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Foot - 5th Metatarsal base fracture

  • If a 5th metatarsal fracture is suspected then dedicated views of the foot are required - as in the images above
  • Occasionally this injury is seen on a lateral ankle image when ankle injury is suspected clinically