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Second Metatarsal

Summary Information: Second Metatarsal

Second Metatarsal: The second metatarsal is located in the foot, forming a portion of the central area of the foot. The second metatarsal articulates with the second proximal phalanx, the first and third metatarsals and some of the tarsals. The functions of the second 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 second metatarsal include Morton's toe, stress fracture, infection, trauma, fracture, arthritis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.

Closely Related Organs: Second Metatarsal

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Second Metatarsal

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

Other Names: Second Metatarsal

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

  • Second metatarsal bone

Sub Parts: Second Metatarsal

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

  • Structure of the metatarsals

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Second Metatarsal

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

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