Breaking Bones - Are You Prep-ared To Run? - Page #1

Author: Sumana Basu, MD
Co Author #1: Evan Perez, MD
Co Author #2: Randolph Taylor, MD (Faculty)

Patient Presentation:
29 year old white male marathon runner presented with left foot pain. Per patient, it began after missing a step and having his toe curl under his foot on the following step while walking downstairs.

No known past medical history. On HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis therapy of Emtricitabine-Tenofovir based on risk factors.

Physical Exam:
Gait: Antalgic gait.
Left lower extremity: foot with significant swelling without ecchymosis. Tender to palpation over fifth metatarsal base. Full range of motion of ankle with dorsiflexion and plantar flexion. Pulses and sensation intact.

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