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Avulsion fracture vs ununited ossification

I have had numerous radiologists state different opinions on my foot X-ray. I'm 37 and recently rolled my foot, I was told that I fractured one of the sesamoid bones in half and also fractured the base of the fifth metatarsal. It is completely separated. I was in a boot for two months and had another X-ray done because I'm still having pain, then another radiologist said that it looks normal and that it's a common thing for the base of the fifth metatarsal to be completely separated, they stated that it was an ununited ossification center of the fifth metatarsal. If that was the case should I still be experiencing pain with that? What is the general rule with these sort of X-rays?
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I understand your concern regarding this. And while different radiologist may interpret different imaging studies, it is important that clinical correlation is done. The symptoms as well as direct clinical evaluation are important considerations. Other causes of pain may need to be ruled out also. Take care and do keep us posted.
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I have the same problem with my foot now and I am 38 years old. I was reading about ossification centers and this condition seems to occur at a very tender age. Months after birth. Why is the pain happening now? What is the treatment. This is very painful. Especially at night. What can I do?
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