Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands, Michael Castro, Christina Kabbash
Joseph Schatzker, Richard Buckley
Subcapital (metatarsal neck) fractures of the middle metatarsals usually involve 2 or more adjacent rays.
They are typically the result of torsional stresses applied to the forefoot during weight bearing.
Diagnosis is confirmed by x-rays in AP, lateral, and oblique projections.