Calcaneal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland

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Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is a minimally displaced fracture through the posterior tubercle of the talus. The talar dome remains intact. Minor degenerative change is seen across the talo-navicular joint.
There is a minimally displaced fracture through the body of the calcaneum that causes marked reduction Bohler’s angle.

X-ray

 Bohler’s angle reduced to 2.5 degreees

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Case information

rID: 22865
Case created: 30th Apr 2013
Last edited: 12th Nov 2015
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