An Unusual Osteochondral Articular Surface Fracture of Second Metatarsal Head: A Case Report

Aytun Temiz, Teoman Atici


Osteochondral fracture involves the articular cartilage and it creates bone or cartilage fragments that can range in various size and depth. An isolated osteochondral fracture of metatarsal head is extremely rare. The treatment of these fractures is controversial. Authors present a case of an osteochondral fracture of second metatarsal head that was treated by open reduction and internal fixation with a headless compression screw.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(6):251-253


Osteochondral metatarsal head; Fracture; Internal fixation

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