Hawkins classification of talar neck fracture - illustration

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

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The different types of injury associated with talar neck fracture according to the Hawkins classification are illustrated. 

Case Discussion

Talar neck fractures extend through the thinnest cross-sectional portion of the talus, just proximal to the talar head. They represent one of the most common types of talus fracture (~30-50%). These fractures are commonly associated with subtalar dislocation and/or posterior body fractures.

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rID: 35399
Case created: 5th Apr 2015
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
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