Calcaneum fracture

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Diagnosis certain


The patient complains of pain at the left heel pad after a history of fall from height at work 1 hour ago. Clinical examination: swelling and tenderness on the left heel pad

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Left calcaneum comminuted fracture is noted.

Soft tissue swelling is noted.

Annotated image

The Bohler's angle is about 12.14 ° less than normal.

The Gissane angle is 113.87 ° 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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