march foot


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Related to march foot: Metatarsal stress fracture

march foot

Etymology: Fr, marcher, to walk; AS, fot
an abnormal condition of the foot caused by excessive use, such as in a long march. The forefoot is swollen and painful, and one or more of the metatarsal bones may be broken. See also stress fracture.
A condition characterised by painful forefoot swelling, that may be accompanied by a stress fracture—aka ‘march fracture’, which is seen in soldiers on long marches

march foot

An insidious fracture of one of the metatarsal bones of the foot.
See: march fracture
See also: foot