Surgical Techniques Fracture of the Proximal Fifth Metatarsal
base of the fifth metatarsal has three anatomic fracture zones: zone 1, tuberosity; zone 2, metaphyseal-diaphyseal junction (Jones); and zone 3, diaphyseal stress. Identifying the correct zone is important because the healing characteristics and treat-ment are different for fractures oc-curring in each1-3 (Figure 1). The radiographic appearance ...
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