Jones fracture

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Jones fracture

Orthopedics A fracture of the 5th metatarsal diaphysis. See Autoeponym.
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Jones frac·ture

(jōnz frak'shŭr)
Transverse stress fracture of the proximal shaft of the fifth metatarsal.
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Sir Robert, English orthopedic surgeon, 1858-1933.
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Historically, operative treatment of the Jones fracture has included crossed K-wire fixation, tension band constructs, and intramedullary devices.
The association of a varus hindfoot and fracture of the fifth metatarsal metaphysealdiaphyseal junction: the Jones fracture. Am J Sports Med.
(15-17) Currently, it is commonly accepted that fractures in zone 2 are true "Jones fractures" (Fig.
Closed treatment of Jones fracture: Good results in 40 cases after 11-26 years.
Porter, an orthopedic surgeon with Indianapolis-based Methodist Sports Medical Center, and his associates evaluated 20 patients with fifth metatarsal Jones fractures who were treated postoperatively with a 5.5-mm stainless steel cannulated screw.