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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.
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