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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Functional treatment for fractures to the base of the 5th metatarsal - influence of fracture location and fracture characteristics

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Age ≥ 18 years Age < 18 years
Isolated, traumatic, epi-metaphyseal fractures to the proximal fifth metatarsal (L&B type I & II) Meta-diaphyseal- (L&B type III), shaft-, and distal fractures to the fifth metatarsal
Follow-up of at least 6 month Any further injuries
  Non-traumatic or any pathological fractures
  Time to treatment >6 weeks
  Missing initial radiographs