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  • Caused by avulsion of base of metatarsal V through the peroneus brevis tendon.
  • Patient slips off the edge of road.
  • Called ballet dancer's fracture
   
  • Reduction.
  • Immobilize in below the knee walking plaster for 3 weeks
  • May require simple elastic badge.
  • If no union, consider operative treatment

 

 
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