FREIBERG’S DISEASE (INFRACTION)

FREIBERG’S DISEASE (INFRACTION)

Freiberg’s disease can become a debilitating condition. If not treated properly, arthritic changes can occur at a young age. Freiberg’s disease is osteochondrosis (Avascular necrosis) of the metatarsal head that most often occurs in the second metatarsal head although it can happen to any metatarsal heads. It commonly presents in adolescence, with a 5:1 female:

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