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Freiburg infraction

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Johnnie Faircloth, Jennifer J Mitchell, David S Edwards
INTRODUCTION: Freiberg infraction is a relatively rare osteochondrosis of the metatarsal head. The etiology of Freiberg infraction is poorly understood but likely involves factors such as, repetitive trauma and vascular compromise. When discovered early, Freiberg infraction can be cured with conservative measures but late presentations require surgical intervention. We present a case of stage V Freiberg infraction in a Division I collegiate tennis player that responded to conservative treatment...
July 2015: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
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