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I was told I had a metatarsal break in the ER this last week. Fitted with a temp cast and scheduled with an orthopedist.  I am by no means a radiologist, but I just can't see the break anywhere on the x ray and was wondering if someone could point it out?
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My husband is an xray tech. He said the break is in the 5th metatarsal. Which is on the left. There is a green line on the left it just about right across from the fourth line up. I think he said it's harder to see because the bone there is denser.
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Stef, thanks.  I have another view now which is much easier to see, but is exactly the same area.  Thank again!
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