The accuracy of bedside ultrasonography as a diagnostic tool for the fifth metatarsal fractures


Yesilaras M., Aksay E., Atilla O. D., Sever M., Kalenderer O.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.32, no.2, pp.171-174, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

Abstract

Objectives: Musculoskeletal ultrasonography is a technique that is becoming more popular in diagnosing injuries of emergency department (ED) patients especially for the diagnosis of fractures. In this study, we determined the reliability of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of fractures of the fifth metatarsal.