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First Metatarsal: The first metatarsal is located in the foot, forming a portion of the central area of the foot. The first metatarsal articulates with the first proximal phalanx of the big toe, the second metatarsal and the medial cuneiform. The functions of the first metatarsal include creating structure for and supporting the movement of the foot, creating insertion points for muscles and ligaments, and storing some minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus.
Conditions that can afflict the first metatarsal include stress fracture, infection, trauma, fracture, arthritis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.
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