Fractured calcaneus

Case contributed by Marina Goymer


Persistent pain in foot after a fall down stairs 6 weeks ago

Patient Data

Age: 40's
Gender: Female

Fractured calcaneus

There is a non-displaced fracture through the anterior process of the calcaneum. This extends to it's articular surface at the calcaneocuboid joint with adjacent bony and soft tissue edema. There is a contusion in the inferomedial talar neck, but no evidence of a fracture. There is pronounced extensor digitorum tenosynovitis with mild tenosynovitis of the tibialis posterior and flexor digitorum tendons also noted.

Acquired on a 1.5T Toshiba Titan

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Case information

rID: 25232
Published: 14th Oct 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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