Avulsion fractures of talus and calcaneus

Case contributed by Dr Piotr Gołofit


The patient was examined 6 days after inversion injury to the right ankle. Focal tenderness and swelling over lateral malleolus was present.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

There are small avulsion fractures of the lateral process of talus and the anterior process of calcaneus.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound examination (not shown) additionally revealed partial tear of the anterior talofibular ligament.

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Case information

rID: 48277
Published: 28th Sep 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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