Lisfranc injury

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Foot trauma with pain, swelling and limitation of movement.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
X-ray

Fracture of the base of 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones with mild lateral displacement of 2nd and 3rd metatarsal (Divergence).

Additional fracture of 4th metatarsal neck and subungal exostosis of distal phalanx of big toe.

Case Discussion

Lisfranc injury divergent type consists of fracture of 2nd and 3rd metatarsal base, rupture of lisfranc ligament and lateral displacement of the metatarsal bones.

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Case information

rID: 35708
Case created: 17th Apr 2015
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
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