freiberg disease mri radiology toe radedasia
freiberg disease mri radiology toe radedasiafreiberg disease radiology mri toe radedasia
  • Diffuse bone marrow oedema in the head of the 2nd metatarsal (Pink arrow) with,
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  • Slight flattening of the 2nd metatarsal head cortical margin (Blue arrow).

FREIBERG DISEASE / SUBCHONDRAL FRACTURE.

  • Extensive oedema in the head of the 2nd metatarsal with slight flattening of the cortical margin is characteristic of whats called Freiberg Disease in adolescents and Subchondral Fracture in adults.

 

  • Freiberg disease occurs in adolescents with an unfused epiphysis.

 

  • However the same pathology occurs in adults and is called a subchondral fracture.

 

  • Most commonly in the 2nd Metatarsal Head

 

  • Can also occur, but is less common, in the 3rd and 4th metatarsal heads.


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