J Korean Fract Soc.  2004 Jul;17(3):261-264. 10.12671/jkfs.2004.17.3.261.

Stress Fracture on the 4th Metatarsal Bone after Treatment of Stress Fracture on the 5th Metatarsal Bone: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Eulji General Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. lkt2408@eulji.or.kr

Abstract

A stress fracture that occurs in the player such as soccer player etc is localized most often in 5th metatarsal bone and has been reported frequently about it. But rarely stress fracture on other metatarsal bone has been reported. So we report a stress fracture on 4th metatarsal bone, that occurred after stress fracture on 5th metatarsal base which had been treated by bone graft and fixation with intramedullary compression screw, was successfully treated with non-weight bearing and custom molded shoes.

Keyword

Stress fracture

MeSH Terms

Fractures, Stress*
Fungi
Metatarsal Bones*
Shoes
Soccer
Transplants
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