Lisfranc injury

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy

Presentation

Hyeprflexion injury of the foot, cannot weight-bear; significant mid foot pain.

X-ray

Widening of the Lisfranc interval, in keeping with the clinical history there is a likelihood of a Lisfranc injury.

CT

Comminuted oblique fracture of the posterior medial aspect of the base of the second metatarsal. Additionally, there is a fracture of the dorsal aspect of the medial cuneiform that has articular involvement. In keeping with the clinical history, this is concerning for a Lisfranc injury. 

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Case information

rID: 48113
Case created: 19th Sep 2016
Last edited: 20th Sep 2016
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