Metatarsal Fracture

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Metatarsal fractures are usually due to direct trauma. Often they are part of the Lisfranc fracture-dislocation spectrum.
 - Click on the image for a larger versionAAP and oblique radiographs of the foot. These show a minimally comminuted fracture of the distal aspect of the second metatarsal.
 - Click on the image for a larger versionBOblique radiograph of the foot shows a fracture of the distal apsect of the fifth metatarsal.

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