Fifth metatarsal fractures

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Arangio GA et al. Biomechanical study of stress in the fifth metatarsal. Clin Biomech 1997;12:160-4

Chuckpaiwong B et al. Distinguishing Jones and proximal diaphyseal fractures of the fifth metatarsal. CORR 2008; 466: 1966-70

Clapper MF et al. Fractures of the fifth metatarsal: analysis of a fracture registry. CORR 1995; 315:238-41

Dameron TB. Fractures and anatomical variations of the proximal portion of the fifth metatarsal. JBJS 1975; 57A:788-92

Furia JP et al. Shockwave therapy compared with intramedullary screw fixation for non-union of proximal fifth metatarsal metaphyseal-diaphyseal fractures. JBJS 2010; 92A: 846-54

Konkel KF et al. Nonoperative treatment of fifth metatarsal fractures in an orthopaedic suburban private multispecialty practice. FAI 2005; 26:704-7

Lawrence SJ, Botte M. Jones fractures and related fractures of the proximal fifth metatarsal. Foot Ankle 1993;14:358-65

Mologne TS et al. Early screw fixation versus casting in the treatment of acute jones fractures. AJSM 2005; 33:970-5

Portland G et al. Acute surgical management of Jones fractures. FAI 2003; 24:829-33

Richli WR, Rosenthal DI. Avulsion fracture of the fifth metatarsal: experimental study of pathomechanics. AJR 1984; 143:889-91

Shereff MJ et al. Vascular anatomy of the fifth metatarsal. Foot Ankle 1991;11:350-3

Smith JW et al. The intraosseous blood supply of the fifth metatarsal: implications for fracture healing. Foot Ankle 1992;13:143-52

Stewart IM. Jones fracture: fracture of base of fifth metatarsal. CORR 1960; 19:190-8

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Theodorou DJ et al. Stress fractures of the lateral metatarsal bones in metatarsus adductus foot deformity: a previously unrecognised association. Skeletal Radiol 1999; 28:679-84

Torg JS et al. Fractures of the base of the fifth metatarsal distal to the tuberosity. JBJS 1984; 66A:209-14

Vertullo CJ et al. Torsional strains in the proximal fifth metatarsal: implications for Jones and stress fracture management. FAI 2004;25:650-6

Wiener BD et al. Treatment of fractures of the fifth metatarsal: a prospective study. FAI 1997; 18:267-9

Zogby RG, Baker BE. A review of nonoperative treatment of Jones’ fracture. Am J Sports Med 1987;15:304-7