Bilateral calcaneal fractures

Case contributed by Gerry Gardner

Presentation

Fall from height from ladder.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
X-ray

Bilateral intra-articular fractures of the calcaneum. 

CT

Bilateral intra-articular fractures of the calcaneum. 

Case Discussion

Assessment of the spine, in particular the lumbar spine, is important with patients presenting with calcaneal fractures after a full from height. 

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Case information

rID: 15147
Case created: 26th Sep 2011
Last edited: 12th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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