5th metatarsal avulsion fracture
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Fall with forced inversion, pain in the region of the fifth metatarsal.
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Transverse fracture line through the proximal 5th metatarsal with extension into the joint space with the cuboid and fourth metatarsal in favor of an avulsion fracture.
Avulsion fractures of the 5th metatarsal styloid should be differentiated from other types of fractures that occur at the base of the 5th metatarsal as well as the normal 5th metatarsal apophysis.