The patient is a 27-year-old male who presents to urgent care with foot pain, for which he says there is no explanation. With probing, he reveals that he is a “fanatic” about running, and that the pain has persisted for close to 7 months.
View the images taken and consider what the diagnosis and next steps would be. Resolution of the case is described on the next page.
- Freiberg disease
- Metatarsal stress fracture