Freiberg’S Disease

(Freiberg’s disease; Freiberg infraction)

When Freiberg’s disease is avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head. The pain is most pronounced under load. The diagnosis is radiologically secured. Treatment includes Kortikosteroidjnjektionen, immobilization and orthotics.

When Freiberg’s disease is avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head. The pain is most pronounced under load. The diagnosis is radiologically secured. Treatment includes Kortikosteroidjnjektionen, immobilization and orthotics.

(See also overview of diseases of the feet and ankles.) When Freiberg’s disease is avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head. The pain is most pronounced under load. The diagnosis is radiologically secured. Treatment includes Kortikosteroidjnjektionen, immobilization and orthotics. Foot bones. The Freiberg’s disease is a common cause of metatarsalgia. The Freiberg’s disease is caused by micro trauma to the metaphyseal growth plate and. The avascular necrosis flattens the metatarsal heads. The metatarsal II is most often affected. It is believed that the Freiberg’s disease is more common in adolescent women and in people who have a short first metatarsal bone or long second metatarsal bone, causing the stress in the metatarsal heads II and in the joint increases. The metatarsal joint is prone to collapse, and activities that repeated strain on this joint such as dancing, jogging or running, can accelerate this process. Symptoms and complaints The pain is most pronounced in weight load on the forefoot metatarsal heads, especially in the kick movement or while wearing high-heeled shoes. The MTP-joint may also be swollen and have a limited and painful passive mobility. Diagnostic X-rays The diagnosis of Crohn Freiberg is radiologically secured. Typically, the metatarsal heads is widened II and flattened, and the metatarsal joint is sclerotic and irregular. Therapy immobilization and weight relief when acute, then changes in the footwear corticosteroid injections and immobilization can help relieve acute painful episodes. The long-term treatment of Crohn Freiberg can make orthotics with Metatarsalstreifen and shoes with low heels, possibly with changes in the rocker sole, required to reduce the stress on the metatarsal heads II and the joint. Rarely, a surgical excision of the metatarsal head may be necessary to relieve persistent pain.

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