What is Iselin’s disease?

Also known as: Iselin apophysitis, Iselin’s syndrome, traction apophysitis of the fifth metatarsal

Iselin’s disease is an overuse injury that can impact the feet of active children. Specifically, this injury impacts the growth plate of the fifth metatarsal, which is a long bone on the outer part of the foot.

Reviewed by: Alexandra Lewis, CPNP-PC

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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