Chopart fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Admitted with right foot pain following jumping from a 3rd floor window.


Fracture dislocation at the mid-tarsal joint - the Chopart fracture.


The CT confirms the findings on the plain film, but highlights the extent of the bony injury.

Case Discussion

There is a fracture dislocation between the midfoot and hindfoot, the Chopart fracture. Prompt reduction with subsequent open reduction and internal fixation resulted in limited morbidity.

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Case information

rID: 12386
Published: 19th Nov 2010
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
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