International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022 | Rating: 4.1 / 10

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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