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Freiberg's disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • Freiberg's infraction
  • Freiberg-Kohler syndrome
  • Kohler's second disease
  • Osteochondrosis of the metatarsal head, usually the second
  • Second metatarsal osteochondrosis
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