Metatarsal fractures are usually due to direct trauma. Often they are part of the Lisfranc fracture-dislocation spectrum.
|A||AP and oblique radiographs of the foot. These show a minimally comminuted fracture of the distal aspect of the second metatarsal.|
|B||Oblique radiograph of the foot shows a fracture of the distal apsect of the fifth metatarsal.|