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Where Foot Fractures Occur
Where Foot Fractures Occur
Where Foot Fractures Occur

Foot fractures are common. They may occur in the

  • Toes (phalanges), particularly the big toe (hallux), shown below

  • Middle bones of the foot (metatarsals)

  • Two small round bones at the base of the big toe (sesamoids)

  • Bones at the back of the foot: cuneiform, navicular, cuboid, talus, and heel bone (calcaneus)

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