Stress fracture of second metatarsal
2 month history of pain and swelling on dorsum of foot
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Periosteal thickening and elevation involving the distal third of the second metatarsal of the right foot, with a transverse fracture line.
These are classic appearances of a stress fracture of the second metatarsal, sometimes known as a "march fracture" or a fatigue fracture, and is caused by abnormal stresses on normal bone.