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What is a jones fracture?

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In brief: Jones Fracture

A jones fracture is a break in the 5th metatarsal bone of the foot in an area of the bone where the blood supply is tenuous.
Due to the potential for poor blood flow to the area, jones fractures can be problematic in terms of healing.

In brief: Jones Fracture

A jones fracture is a break in the 5th metatarsal bone of the foot in an area of the bone where the blood supply is tenuous.
Due to the potential for poor blood flow to the area, jones fractures can be problematic in terms of healing.
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Jones fracture

A jones fracture is a particular type of fracture involving the fifth metatarsal foot bone.
It often will heal in a cast but sometimes requires surgery.

In brief: Jones fracture

A jones fracture is a particular type of fracture involving the fifth metatarsal foot bone.
It often will heal in a cast but sometimes requires surgery.
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Little toe broke.

A fracture through the base of the 5th metatarsal ( little toe).
Named after sir robert jones who fractured his foot while dancing.

In brief: Little toe broke.

A fracture through the base of the 5th metatarsal ( little toe).
Named after sir robert jones who fractured his foot while dancing.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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