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A 24-year-old male asked:

Returning left foot pain, top/side of the foot, directly down from small toe about halfway. cuboid? calcaneous? pretty sure not rolled ankle. help

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Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
X-ray: Avulsion of the base of the 5th metatarsal at the insertion of the peroneus brevis muscle would be the most common cause. An ossicle at the same point could also be painfully arthritic. An x-ray will prove the Dx. Healing simply takes careful neglect over time.
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