Comparative Outcomes Between Foot Cast and Short Leg Cast in the Patients With Acute Closed Fracture of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal (Zone II)
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This study aims to compare outcomes of short leg cast and foot cast for treatment acute fifth metatarsal fracture (Zone II).
Condition or disease
Acute Closed Fracture of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal (Zone II)
Device: short foot castDevice: short leg cast
A randomized controlled trial will conducts between January 2017 and January 2019, participants with acute fifth metatarsal fracture (Zone II) will recruit for this study at the orthopedic outpatient clinic of a police general hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. A total of 100 patients will randomly allocate to receive foot cast or short leg cast. acute closed fracture of proximal fifth metatarsal (zone II) patients.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
15 Years and older (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Inclusion Criteria:acute closed fracture of proximal fifth metatarsal (zone II) with following criteria
History of trauma and pain at lateral side of foot
Tenderness at base of 5th metatarsal
Radiographic finding shown fracture line at proximal 5th metatarsal bone
more than 1 week
comminuted or multiple fracture
Ligament and tendon injury
Previous injury complication: nonunion, delayed union