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Lisfranc injury

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Injury to foot during sport.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Increased distance between the bases of the first and second metatarsals as well as between the medial and intermediate cuneiform suspicious for a Lisfranc injury


Small bone fragment at the base of the second metatarsal on the oblique view. 


Small avulsion fracture at the base of the second metatarsal as well as the lateral dorsal aspect of the lateral cuneiform bone with slight widening of the Lisfranc joint. 

Distal tibial fracture. 

Case Discussion

The patient underwent internal fixation of the Lisfranc joint. 

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Case information

rID: 46623
Published: 11th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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