# 5th metatarsal

An army recruit who recently joined army training Chief Complaints Pain in forefoot after 3 hrs of rigorous training Mild swelling at the pain site Investigations Xray Management What is the further line of management

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It is a case of stress fracture due to rigorous training. Xray shows undisplaced incomplete fracture of base of 5 th metatarsal bone rt side. First of non weight bearing is the first line of treatment. Crepe bandage or below knee pop for 3 wks Toe movements.

Thanks Dr Shivraj Agarwal.
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X-RAY STUDY FOOT .. ? FRACTURE 5TH MT .. BONE .. NEED'S .. REDUCTION AND IMMOBILIZATION WITH .. EXPERTS OPINION ..

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Undisplaced stress fracture of fifth metatarsal Adv Immobilisation with plaster slab for 4 weeks Pain management

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#lower end 5th metatarsal in acceptable position it is stress fracture Cast for 6weeks with supportive treatment

Thanx dr Mrinal Kantil Paul
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Fracture 5th metatarsal Acceptable position Below knee pop cast for 6weeks

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# shaft of 5 th metatarsal undisplaced Ad k wire fixation A

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Fracture of 5th metatarsal, undisplaced. Plaster and immobilisation

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# between base and shaft of 5th Metatarsal (not a Jones #) Conservation treatment is enough

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Un displaced fracture Im mobilisation with plaster cast K wire fixation

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# base of 5th Metatarsal Immobilized with Boot slab for 4wk. Calcium,vit-d3& Analgesic given

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