Surgical Resection of Bilateral Coalition of the Third and Fourth Metatarsals: A Case Report.
Dunn KW, and Giordano AR. Surgical resection of bilateral coalition of the third and fourth metatarsals: A case report. J Foot Ankle Surg 2016; 55(5):1038-1042
The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
An intermetatarsal coalition is an uncommon pathologic entity, previously reported in published studies as being primarily unilateral, most commonly between the first and second metatarsals and less so between the third and fourth metatarsals. We report an unusual case of a bilateral coalition of the third and fourth metatarsals in a 43-year-old male who presented with nonspecific dorsolateral foot pain. Conservative therapy initially failed, and resolution of pain was noted bilaterally after coalition resection.
Medical Subject Headings
Adult; Follow-Up Studies; Foot Deformities, Congenital; Humans; Imaging, Three-Dimensional; Male; Metatarsal Bones; Osteotomy; Pain Measurement; Postoperative Care; Risk Assessment; Synostosis; Time Factors; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Treatment Outcome