Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with metatarsal stress fractures?

Updated: Jan 16, 2019
  • Author: Valerie E Cothran, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Consult an orthopedic surgeon for fifth-metatarsal fractures or for second- or third-metatarsal fractures that do not demonstrate radiographic healing after 6 weeks.

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