Anterior process of calcaneum fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


Inversion injury.

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male

Anterior process of calcaneum fracture best seen on the lateral image. 

Anterior process of calcaneum fracture is not well visualized on the foot radiographs. 

Case Discussion

A nice example of an anterior process of calcaneum fracture which is commonly missed fracture following ankle inversion injury. This is, therefore, an important check area on lateral ankle radiographs. 

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Case information

rID: 58177
Published: 20th Feb 2018
Last edited: 20th Feb 2018
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