Lisfranc injury

Case contributed by Dr Farzad Pirzad

Presentation

Tripped. Unable to weight bear.

X-ray

Malalignment of the tarsometatarsal articulations in keeping with a Lisfranc injury. Multiple associated fractures at the base of the metatarsals are noted. 

Case Discussion

Lisfranc injuries are an important "don't miss" injury as it has serious consequences for a patient's ability to walk and run even when treated promptly. 

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Case information

rID: 9622
Case created: 4th May 2010
Last edited: 10th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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