First metatarsal axis

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The first metatarsal axis is represented by a line drawn down the longitudinal axis of the shaft of the first metatarsal. It can be drawn on lateral and DP radiographs and is used to measure the:

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rID: 23757
Section: Approach
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