Calcaneal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed

Presentation

Fall from the second floor.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Male
CT

Intra articular fracture of the calcaneus demonstrates the presence of three fracture lines (medial, central and lateral). All fracture lines are more than 2 mm gap.

The fracture lines extends to the subtalar joint.

No evidence of C fracture line ( sustentacular line) reducing the fracture type from sanders type 4 to sanders type 3 AB.

    Case Discussion

    40 years old male patient falling from the second floor directly on his feet. CT of the foot demonstrates intra-articular calcaneal fracture classified as sanders type III AB.

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    Case information

    rID: 48126
    Case created: 20th Sep 2016
    Last edited: 21st Sep 2016
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