A Rare Case of Freiberg's Disease


Freiberg's disease
avascular necrosis

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Jose, T., Shakeel, D. K. ., Mathew, D. T., Oguntade, D. A., & Wayawa, D. C. (2023). A Rare Case of Freiberg’s Disease: Case Report. The Physician, 8(3), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.38192/


Freiberg's disease is a rare disease of the bone affecting the head of the second metacarpal in young females in the second decade resulting from osteonecrosis due to a multifactorial aetiology [1]. In this study, we present a case of Freiberg's disease affecting the head of the third metacarpal bone in a 43-year-old female with characteristic X ray findings, to increase its awareness as early diagnosis and treatment can limit disability.



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