Fifth Metatarsal Fractures

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Common fracture; often associated with inversion ankle sprains

Stewart Classification:
Type one – Jone’s fracture – transverse through diaphyseal metaphyseal junction
Type two – intra-articular avulsion fracture
Type three – extra-articular avulsion fracture
Type four – intra-articular comminuted fracture
Type five – extra-articular avulsion fracture of the apophysis

5th metatarsal fracture

Importance of different views of fifth metatarsal fractures. From Ian Griffiths.

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