Foot fracture and dislocation

Foot fracture and dislocationCreated OnMay 6, 2020Last Updated OnMay 6, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Foot fracture and dislocation < All Topics Table of Contents Foot – Metatarsal fracture 2 good views are required to look for suspected metatarsal bone fractures Foot – 5th Metatarsal base fracture The base of the 5th metatarsal is a common site for a fracture Foot – MTPJ dislocation – DP and Oblique The Dorso-Plantar (DP) view clearly shows dislocation of the proximal phalanx of the big toe at the MTPJ (metatarsophalangeal joint) The oblique view only shows subtle widening of the joint Sesamoids should not be mistaken for fracture fragments Foot – MTPJ dislocation – DP x2 Left: Overlapping bone at the MTPJ due to dislocation Right: Appearances once the bones have been returned to their correct position Foot – MTPJ dislocation – Lateral x2 These images compare the position of the bones at time of dislocation and following relocation Foot – Mid-foot dislocation High force trauma to the foot may result in dislocation of hindfoot or midfoot bones Foot – Phalangeal fracture Fractures of the phalangeal bones are usually well demonstrated with X-ray Make sure you look closely at all images provided *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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