Interesting Case of a Limping Child

Author: Duncan Thomas / Editor: Jason M Kendall / Reviewer: Nadarajah Prasanna / Codes: A6Published: 24/03/2021

A 6-year-old boy attends the Emergency Department with a two week history of pain in the foot, which had developed into a limp over the preceding 2 days. There was no recollected history of injury.

On clinical examination the patient was partially weight bearing, with diffuse tenderness to the midfoot. The patient was apyrexial and systemically well.

X-ray of the foot is shown.

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