Bone tenderness over the navicular bone or base of the fifth metatarsal is an indication for radiographs to rule out fracture of the foot.
One common operation is known as an osteotomy of the first metatarsal .
An immediate species identification was based on phenotypic traits, including color, spot pattern, and the size and shape of the metatarsal tubercle, but this method is not fully reliable.
Over the anterior metatarsal region, all the feather- and scale-type beta-keratins are expressed in the embryonic layers.
He returned today, and a foot x-ray revealed a stress fracture of the third metatarsal .
Among these are several discrete characters that include a premaxillary beak, a highly modified first manual digit, and an hourglass-shaped proximal metatarsal .
The articulation for the third metatarsal forms a somewhat rounded triangle (without the missing ventral end) and is cupped.
The navicular trochlea at the bottom of the astragalus extends that range by some further amount, and the cuneiform - metatarsal II articulation may extend the range a bit further yet.
I had fractured the fifth metatarsal on my right foot and was put in plaster from foot to knee.
They stated that fractures of the proximal part of the diaphysis of the fifth metatarsal mainly occurred in basketball and soccer players.