The metatarsal bones have all the same segments:
Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
- A proximal extremity (base) bearing a tarsal articular surface for the distal row of the tarsal bones and additional facets towards its neighbors.
- A shaft (body) with a plantar and a dorsal surface, and medial and lateral surfaces.
- A distal extremity (head) with a trochlea that articulates with the proximal phalanx.