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Fourth Metatarsal

Summary Information: Fourth Metatarsal

Fourth Metatarsal: The fourth metatarsal is located in the foot, forming a portion of the central area of the foot. The fourth metatarsal articulates with the fourth proximal phalanx, the third and fifth metatarsals and the cuboid. The functions of the fourth 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 fourth metatarsal include stress fracture, infection, trauma, fracture, arthritis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.

Closely Related Organs: Fourth Metatarsal

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Fourth Metatarsal:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Fourth Metatarsal

The following conditions are related to the organ: Fourth Metatarsal:

Other Names: Fourth Metatarsal

The following are other names for the organ: Fourth Metatarsal:

  • Fourth metatarsal bone

Sub Parts: Fourth Metatarsal

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Fourth Metatarsal:

  • Structure of the metatarsals

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Fourth Metatarsal

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Fourth Metatarsal:

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