Calcaneum fracture

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Diagnosis certain


Chief complaints: fall on stairs with twisting of the right ankle. Clinical examination: gross edema of the right ankle.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Right calcaneum comminuted fracture is noted

Severe soft tissue swelling is noted around the right ankle


The Bohler's angle is about 11.29 ° less than normal

The Gissane angle is 105 ° less than normal

Case Discussion

The normal value for the Böhler angle is between 25° and 40°

The normal Gissane angle is usually between 120° and 145°

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