Middle aged female presents with right foot pain after "twisting" her foot.
Swelling present over the dorsum of the foot. No overlying laceration or abrasions. Palpable DP and PT pulses with intact sensation in SP, DP and tibial nerve distributions. Tenderness present over the base of the 2nd metatarsal. Unable to bear weight on RLE.
Radiology: demonstrates oblique fracture at the base of the 2nd metatarsal
We placed the patient in a well padded posterior leg splint and patient was instructed to not weight bear on her RLE. She was given follow up with orthopedics in 10 days for re-evaluation once swelling improves.
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