Chopart fracture

Case contributed by Maarten Smits


120 kph car crash against gas-station.

Patient Data

Age: 21 years
Gender: Male

CT ankle (pretreatment)

There are extensive fractures of the foot and ankle: 

1. Complicated fibular fracture with multiple fragments. 

2. Communitive talus fracture with impression of the calcaneus in the lateral aspect of the talus and complete dislocation of the talonavicular joint (Chopart fracture). 

3. Fracture of metatarsal 2 and 3. 


Post treatment CT ankle

Post treatment CT shows results after open reposition and internal fixation. The fractures were surgically fixated despite the complicated nature of the fractures with gas within the joints.

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Case information

rID: 35347
Case created: 2nd Apr 2015
Last edited: 21st Dec 2015
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