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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022


A Case of 5th Metatarsal Head Fracture Dislocation Treated with Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning

Dr. Neeraj R Shetty [10] | Dr. Nithin K M [10]


Abstract: Fracture of metatarsal bones are the most frequent fractures of the foot. Most of the cases can be managed conservatively using a below knee cast. In case there is significant displacement or dislocation closed or open reduction and percutaneous pinning is the management of choice. Here we have presented a case report of 5th metatarsal head fracture dislocation in a 25 year old male who was managed with closed reduction and percutaneous pinning. Post operatively patient was given below knee slab and was kept non weight bearing for 6 weeks. After 6 weeks he was able to walk pain free.


Keywords: Metatarsal Head Fracture Dislocation, Percutaneous Pinning


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,


Pages: 851 - 852


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Dr. Neeraj R Shetty, Dr. Nithin K M, "A Case of 5th Metatarsal Head Fracture Dislocation Treated with Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022, pp. 851-852, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=MR22606181112

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