Dorsal talar avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Ankle sprain. ?fracture

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female
X-ray

Small linear avulsion fracture from the dorsal aspect of the talar head/neck.  Adjacent soft tissue swelling is noted.  No other fracture or malalignment is seen.

Case Discussion

Small linear avulsion fracture from the dorsal aspect of the talar head/neck. This injury can be managed conservatively. 

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Case information

rID: 35756
Published: 26th Apr 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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