Post-traumatic brachymetatarsia

J Foot Surg. 1984 Nov-Dec;23(6):451-3.


A case report of post-traumatic brachymetatarsia of the fourth right metatarsal is presented. The literature is reviewed and surgical alternatives are discussed. Treatment consisted of a step-up elongational osteotomy with good results and rapid patient recovery.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Bone Lengthening / methods*
  • Child
  • Female
  • Foot Deformities, Acquired / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Metatarsus / injuries*
  • Metatarsus / surgery
  • Osteotomy / methods