Diagnosis

Long oblique fracture of the 5th metatarsal

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Mechanism of the injury
long oblique diaphyseal fractures of the 5th MT

Spiral or long oblique diaphyseal fractures of the 5th metatarsal typically result from a twisting moment applied to the forefoot.


Imaging

Diagnosis is evident from conventional x-rays in AP, lateral, and oblique views.