Lateral malleolous-talus false articulation or non-osseous coalition

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Tripped. Pain and difficulty weightbearing.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
No fracture or malalignment. Appearance of a non-osseous coalition or false articulation between the lateral malleolus and lateral talus. In addition there is a prominent additional contour over the calcaneum in the lateral projection raising the possibility of a talo-calcaneal coalition.

Case Discussion

Unusual appearance of a non-osseous colalition or false articulation between the fibular and lateral talus. 

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Case information

rID: 25929
Published: 16th Nov 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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